Devil's Food Cake

1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp double-acting baking powder
1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup milk
2 eggs
2 squares (2 oz) unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/4 tsp red food coloring

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt in bowl. Add shortening and 2/3 cup of milk. Mix with mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl frequently. Add remaining milk, eggs, chocolate squared (melted) and food coloring. Beat. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.

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