*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

Category: Sweet Recipes

Victoria Sponge Cake


  • 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


  • 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

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.

Easy to bake - classic Victoria sponge cake




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