How to Make Chocolate Town Cake
1Stir together cocoa and boiling water until smooth; set aside. Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well.
2Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add buttermilk alternately with flour mixture to creamed mixture. Mixing after each addition. Blend in cocoa mixture.
3Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Frost with frosting.
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