Sift flour with sugar. Stir butter until softened. Add flour mixture, 3/4 cup of milk and vanilla; mix until flour is moistened. Then beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer. Add eggs and 1/4 cup milk and beat 1 minute longer with mixer.
Baking: Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 8-inch layer pans. Bake at 350° for about 20 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 minutes, then remove from pans and finish cooling.
Note: Cake may be baked as 2 9-inch layers, bakes approximately 25 minutes.