- 3 cups sifted cake flour
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 3/4 cups sugar
- 2/3 cup butter or margarine
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 1/4 cups milk
Cake serves 12
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom of two 8-inch round cake pans and line with waxed paper or parchment paper.
Step 2: Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
Step 3: Cream sugar and butter together until light. Add eggs and vanilla to creamed mixture and beat until thoroughly mixed.
Step 4: Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Continue beating one minute.
Step 5: Spread batter evenly in prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Step 6: Cool layers in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
Step 7: Fill and frost as desired.