Busy Mother's Cake
4 tbsp. water
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp. vanilla
Beat 3 eggs in a bowl until thick. Add sugar and beat. Add water. Add flour sifted with baking powder. Beat. Add vanilla. Add melted butter. Bake 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Makes 2 thin layers, 12 cupcakes, or one 9" pan cake. Good with fruit and cream.
-- Dorothy Anna Olsen Sproul, "Aunt Dot," 1914-
Aunt Dot has been making this cake since she was a teenager and she still loves it.