A simple 1 egg cake designed for small kitchens.
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), grease and flour an 8×8 inch pan.
2 Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Add shortening and milk. Mix until smooth, then add vanilla and egg. Mix well.
3 Pour into an 8×8 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.