*Recipe* Victoria Sponge Cake

Now I have a shiny new mixer, I’m even more determined to get in the kitchen and baking. I’m not the worlds greatest cook but I’m willing to give it a go and any sucessful tasty recipes we make will be shared on the blog.

There is no where better to start than with a good old classic Victoria Sponge Cake! The ingredients are easy and something most of us have in our cupboard and it is super easy to make.

Victoria Sponge Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Victoria Sponge Cake

Ingredients

  • 225g Butter, softened
  • 225g Caster Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 225g Self-raising flour
  • 2tsp Baking powder
  • For the filling:
  • 4 tbsp of your favourite flavoured jam
  • 150g Butter, softened
  • 150g Icing sugar
  • Icing sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Lightly grease and line 2 deep loose bottomed 20cm/8inch sandwich tins
  • Pre-heat the overn to 180 degrees/fan 160 degrees/ gas mark 4
  • Place the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and baking powder into a large bowl and mix for about 2 minutes using an electric mixer
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the two tins and level out
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until well risen and golden, it should spring back when lightly pressed.
  • Leave the cakes o cool for a couple of minutes then turn them out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • To make the butter cream beat the butter and icing sugar together with a mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Spread the jam evenly on one half of the cake and top with the butter cream.
  • Place the other cake on top and dust with icing sugar
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All that is left to do is cut yourself a slice and sit down with a nice cuppa!

Victoria Sponge

If you have enjoyed this delicious cake why not have a look at our other yummy sweet recipes.

Classic Victoria Sponge cake

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