Waldorf Astoria Red Cake

1/2 c. shortening
2 eggs
2 oz. red food coloring
1 c. buttermilk
1 TBS. vinegar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 TBS. cocoa
2 1/4 c. flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla

3 TBS. four
1 c. milk
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. margarine
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Make paste of cocoa and coloring. Cream shortening, sugar and eggs. Add cocoa & coloring. Mix well. Add buttermilk with vinegar and flour with salt alternately. By hand, fold in vanilla and baking soda. Grease and flour cake pans. Makes 3 layers. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

Cook until thick- flour and milk. Beat until creamy -shortening, margarine, sugar, vanilla. Mix together and add milk and flour mixture a little at a time and beat well.


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