McCalls 1910 Butter Cake
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup soft butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
Frosting
  • 1½ cups butter, at room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • pinch table salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Grease and flour two 8 inch x 2 inch baking pans. Attach bake even strips to the sides if you have them. (optional)
  3. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
  4. Add butter, milk, and vanilla.
  5. Beat 2 minutes.
  6. Add eggs and beat again for 2 mins.
  7. Divide between the 2 pans.
  8. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes.
  10. Release cakes to cool.
  11. Once cool, frost. between the 2 layers and the outside. Add sprinkles if desired.
Frosting
  1. Beat butter and sugar.
  2. Slowly add cocoa.
  3. Add heavy cream and vanilla and salt.
  4. Beat on high just till whipped and fluffy!
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/2018/10/mccalls-1910-butter-cake.html