Basic Butter Cake
1 1/4 c. sugar 3/4 c. butter (1 1/2 sticks)
1 1/2 t. vanilla 3/4 c. milk
2 c. flour 1/4 t. salt
2 t. baking powder
Beat sugar & butter until creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix vanilla in milk. Add 1 cup of flour with salt and baking power. Beat. Add 1/2 the milk mixture. Beat. Add remaining flour. Beat. Add remaining milk mixture. Beat. Pour into greased pan and bake at 350 degrees - until done.
9x13: 40-45 min., 2 layers: 23-25 min.