Grease and flour a 10 inches tube/bundt pan or 1-2 loaf pans.
In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.set aside.
In mixer, beat the sugar and butter until creamy, then add the vanilla.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, until each one is incorporated.
Gradually mix in the flour mixture, alternating with milk.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
Pour into floured pan/pans.
Bake 70-80 minute or until toothpick, when inserted, comes out clean.
Cool 10 min., loosen sides and invert onto cake plate, cover with lid until cake is room temperature. (this will make for a moist cake). When there is no more moisture on top of cake, dust it with the confectioner sugar.