2 cups sifted cake flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder (double action)
teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon cloves
teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup granulated sugar
cup brown sugar
cup shortening
1 cup buttermilk
? to cup eggs, unbeaten (3 medium)

Mix and sift flour, salt, baking powder, soda, spices and granulated sugar. Add brown sugar, shortening and buttermilk. Beat vigorously 2 minutes. Add unbeaten eggs and beat 2 minutes. Bake in 2 greased and floured 9-inch layer cake pans, 30 to 35 minutes in moderate oven (350 F.). Remove from pans, cool and frost between layers and over top and sides with vanilla flavored double boiler frosting.