2 cups sifted cake flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
12 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 egg yolks, beaten till thick and lemon-colored
34 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla or 12 teaspoon orange extract
Sift your flour, and then measure, and then add the baking powder, and sift the flour and powder together three times. Cream the butter well; slowly add the sugar, and cream till the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the beaten egg yolks, mixing well. Alternated adding the flour mixture with the milk, a little at a time, beating well after each addition. When the batter is smooth, add the flavoring and beat well. Pour the finished batter into a well greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes.