Beat 1 cup whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add sugar, beating well.
Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt, and fold into whipping cream mixture. Fold in vanilla.
Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9 - inch round cake pans. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans, and let cake cool completely.
Beat 1 cup whipping cream until foamy; gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Spread sweetened whipped cream between layers and on top of cake. Top with fresh fruit, if desired.