Chocolate Daffy Cake

205D Marcy Jo's Chocolate Daffy Cake

3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 t baking soda
2 t salt
6 T cocoa
¾ cup vegetable oil
4 T apple cider vinegar
2 t vanilla
2 cups cold water

Preheat oven to 350°.  Flour and grease 9 x 13 pan or two 9” pans.  Mix all dry ingredients w/ whisk.  Add liquids and stir mixing well till all combined.  Pour in prepared pans.  Bake for 30 minutes or till tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

Chocolate Frosting

1 cup butter-flavored Crisco shortening
1 t vanilla
4-5 T unsweetened cocoa
1-2 T milk
4 cups powdered sugar
pinch of salt

Blend the shortening, vanilla and salt in a large mixing bowl using electric mixer.  Add in cocoa and milk and blend some more.  Gradually add in powdered sugar one cup at a time until all is well blended.  Spread on top of 2 round cakes or one 9 x 13 cake.