A basic vanilla cake:1 1/2 sticks of butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3 cups flour, 3 eggs, 1 cup of milk, 1 tbs of vanilla extract
Mix butter and sugar in bowl. Next mix in flour and eggs. Add vanilla and milk. Mix until smooth. Cook in 2 cake pans at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool and decorate.