Old Fashioned Butter Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

How To Make Old Fashioned Butter Cake

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour two 8 inch x 2 inch baking pans and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
Add butter, milk, and vanilla. With a hand mixer, beat for 2 minutes, occasionally scraping down the sides of the bowl
Add eggs and beat for 2 minutes more.
Pour batter into prepared pans, dividing equally between the pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from oven.
Cool in the pans for 10 minutes and then turn cakes out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
Frost with your favorite frosting. I used my favorite chocolate frosting, the one on the back of the Hersey’s cocoa can.

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