• Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

    25 March 2020

    Makes one large or 12 small cakes

    Prep time – 20 minutes

    Cooking time – 20 minutes

    INGREDIENTS

    • 200g caster sugar
    • 200g unsalted butter
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 2 tbsp milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla

    For the filling

    • 100g butter
    • 150g icing sugar
    • 1tsp vanilla extract
    • Strawberry jam

    Method:

    Grease 4 x 5-inch cake tins or 12 small tins
    • Preheat oven to 200c
    • In a mixing bowl whisk the butter and flour until soft and fluffy
    • Add vanilla essence and eggs and whisk until combined
    • Add the milk then gently fold in the flour and baking powder
    • Divide between the tins
    • Place in oven and bake for around 20 minutes or until the middle of the cake is cooked.
    • Once cooked remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool
    • For the filling place the butter, icing sugar and vanilla into a bowl and whisk until soft and fluffy
    • Cut each sponge in half and spread a generous amount of jam on one half and a generous amount of filling on the other, sandwich the two together, dust with icing sugar and serve

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