2 cups flour                                  Sift flour with sugar, combine oleo-shortning-cocoa-and
2 cups sugar                                water in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil for 1 min. and pour
1 stick oleo                                  over dry, ingredients. Stir well and add buttermilk, eggs, 
1/2  cup crisco                             cinnamon,soda and vanilla. Mix real well. Pour into a
4 tablespoons cocoa                     greased pan or cupcake pan. Bake at 350* for 25 min.
1 cup water                              Icing ~1 stick oleo, 4 tablespoons cocoa , 
1/2 cup buttermilk                                      6 tablespoons milk, 1 box powered sugar
2 eggs                                                       1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup nuts.
1 teaspoon cinnamon                    Combine oleo,cocoa,milk,--bring to a boil. Add sugar
1 teaspoon soda                           vanilla and nuts. Spread on hot cake.
1 teaspoon vanilla                        I sometimes use 1/2 this.
~ from Nell                                                    (* oleo is the same as butter)