Cream shortening add sugar gradually
Beat until fluffly
Add well-beaten eggs and beat again.
Melt chocolate over water and allow to cool.
Sift flour; mease and add salt and soda. Sift again
Beat thoroughly after each addition.
Add melted chocolate and chopped nuts
Blend into mixture
Pour into a large, greased loaf pan 5x9x4 inches
Bake at 350 for 1 hour
A very moist cake.