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Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake…

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake…

You will need
2 x 8” cake tins



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C (350F Gas mark 4).
  2. Grease the cake tins with some of the butter or margarine and lightly dust with flour, place a circle of greaseproof paper in the bottom of each.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl until the mixture turns white and fluffy.
  4. Slowly add the beaten eggs and vanilla extract while whisking continuously
  5. Sift the flour into the mix and then carefully fold in until it is all combined
  6. Spoon mixture into the cake tins (half in each) and bake for 20-25 minutes until springy to the touch and golden brown.
  7. Leave to cool.
  8. Once cool, spread the strawberry jam on the top of one layer and place the other layer on top.
  9. Dust the top with icing sugar

About this post – Recipe and photo credit by Baking Mad


11 responses to “Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake…”

  1. Mamacook says:

    How appropriate for this weekend that you've posted a recipe named after Queen Victoria!!!!

  2. Winnie says:

    It looks very(!) professional!And I also like your patriotism here 🙂

  3. einfachtilda says:

    Das ist fotografisch sehr lecker präsentiert und jetzt bekomme ich Appetit auf Kuchen. Yammmiieee!LG Mathilda

  4. Kit @ i-lostinausten says:

    Lovely Victorian sponge cake! Divine! 🙂

  5. pinkoddy says:

    Yummy. Enjoy the jubilee

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