|1 teaspoon||Vanilla flavoring|
|2 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|2||Egg; well beaten|
|2 cups||Milk; scalded|
|½ teaspoon||Vanilla flavoring|
|The Household Searchlight Recipe Book|
Cream shortening and sugar; add unbeaten egg. Add vanilla. Beat thoroughly. Sift flour, measure, and sift with salt and baking powder. Add alternately with milk to creamed shortening and sugar.
Pour into 2 well-oiled layer cake pans. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) about 20 minutes. Put layers together with cream filling.
Sprinkle top with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream.
Cream filling: Combine butter, sugar, salt, flour and eggs. Add milk slowly, stirring constantly. Cook over hot water until thick and smooth. Add vanilla.
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