This section is from the book "Queen's Of Cuisine", by Martha Logan. Also available from Amazon: Queens of Cuisine.
Two 8-inch layers.
1/2 cup Swift'ning 2 eggs.
1 cup sugar 2 cups sifted cake flour.
1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons double acting baking powder.
1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup milk.
Cream Swift'ning. Add sugar, salt, and vanilla. Cream until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add alternately with milk, adding flour first and last. Mix until thoroughly blended. Line bottoms of two 8-inch layer cake pans with two layers of waxed paper. Pour equal amounts of batter into each pan. Bake.
About 30 minutes.
Select any frosting.