· 1 cup flour· 1 teaspoon baking powder· 1/2 teaspoon salt· 1/2 cup milk· 2 tablespoon butter· 2 eggs· 1 cup sugar· 1 teaspoon vanilla· Optional: Fresh fruit or powdered sugar for serving
Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray and line with a round of parchment paper.Step 2Measure flour, baking powder, and salt into a sifter or sieve and sift together. Heat milk in microwave for 20-25 seconds. Drop the butter into the milk to melt it.Step 3With an electric mixer on high, beath eggs 3 minutes until thick and lemon-colored. With machine running, gradually add sugar, then stir in the dry ingredients, mixing just until all dry particles are incorporated. Stir in hot milk-butter mixture and add vanilla until well blended.Step 4Bake for 25-30 minutes until cake tests done when a toothpick is inserted in the center. Remove pan to a cooling rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto cooling rack to cool completely.Step 5Serve garnished with fresh fruit and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.