Chocolate Devils Food Cake


1cup of sugar
1/2 cup shortening or soft butter ( 1 stick)
1/4 cup oil
3 eggs
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp. baking pwd.
4 heaping tbsp. cocoa
1 cup flour
Cream well about 2 minutes at high speed
then add

a shot of vanilla
3/4 cup of sour milk* or buttermilk then add 1/2 to above
mix in well at low speed, then add balance of liquid and mix in till smooth

Measure into 2 -8" baking pans and bake for 25 minutes( until there are no soft spots. About 25 minutes

** NOTE You may not have buttermilk or sour milk on hand
Here is a quick way to make it. Take liquid milk and add a shot of vinegar and a dash of salt and , You have sour milk !!