1 1/2 cups flour

1 1/4 cups sugar

3 Tbsp cocoa

3 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup milk

3 Tbsp vegetable shortening

Mix all the above ingredients together and spread in a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.

Mix together:

1 cups brown sugar

1/3 cup cocoa

2 cups hot water

mix ingredients together.  carefully pour mixture over the batter in the cake pan.  do not stir.  bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour....  sooooooooooo good!!!   try it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!!