4 cups, sifted Flour
6 teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter
2 cups Sugar
1 1/2 cups Milk
grated Lemon rind
confectioner's or powdered sugar Sugar
Sift flour, baking powder and salt.
Cream butter, add sugar gradually; beat together until mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in alternately, until just smooth, flour mixture and milk. Add 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind.
Grease a 12 inch baking pan and line with waxed paper. Turn batter into the prepared pan, put in a silver or gold coin and bake in a moderate oven for about 40 minutes. When cold, sprinkle over powdered sugar. The lucky person gets the coin.