|Sifted cake flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Swans Down Brand)|
|Calumet baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , unbeaten|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
Cream shortening thoroughly.
Add sugar gradually and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and beat thoroughly.
Add flour alternately with milk, mixing after each addition just until blended.
Stir in vanilla.
Fill muffin pans, which have been lined with paper cupcake liners, one-half full.
Bake in a moderate oven (375Â°F.) for 20 to 25 minutes.