Old-Fashioned Two-Egg Cake
|Sifted cake flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Swans Down Brand)|
|Calumet baking powder||2 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄8 Cup (18 tbs) (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
|Eggs||2 , unbeaten|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
Cream shortening thoroughly.
Add sugar gradually and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Then add flour alternately with milk, beating after each addition until smooth.
Stir in vanilla.
Pour batter into two 8-inch layer pans which have been lined on bottoms with paper.
Bake in moderate oven (375Â°F.) 25 to 30 minutes.
Frost with Easy Chocolate Frosting or Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting