1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan.
2 Measure flour, baking soda, baking powder, soda, and spices into a large bowl. Add condensed soup and shortening. Beat at low to medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping sides and bottom of bowl constantly. Add eggs and water; beat 2 minutes more, scraping bowl frequently. Pour batter into prepared pan.
3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes. Coo in pan for 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on rack. Frost with cream cheese frosting.