2 (2 oz.) squares semi sweet or unsweetened chocolate
1/4 c. butter or margarine
3 tbsp. milk
2 c. confectioners' sugar
1/8 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. CAKE: Grease and flour 9" layer pan. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large mixing bowl. Add shortening and milk. Blend well at low speed for 1 1/2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla extract; continue beating 1 1/2 minutes at low speed. Pour batter into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Split in half.
FILLING: Follow directions on package for pudding decreasing milk to 1 3/4 cups. Let thicken slightly. Spread on bottom layer.
GLAZE: Melt chocolate. Blend in margarine and milk. Add sugar, salt and vanilla, blend until smooth. If necessary thin with a few drops of milk. Frost top with glaze, allowing to drip down sides.
Refrigerate until serving time. 6 servings.