Recipe and recipe photography by Streamline jams and marmalades
How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge. Hello friends. Happy Sunday.
Love a slice of cake? Victoria Sponge anyone? So do you fancy trying this healthier version of the Victoria sponge cake recipe.
Full of jam and topped with fresh strawberries. So delicious. What’s not to love?
This recipe is lower on sugar than a traditional cake, therefore more healthier for you.
However still so yummy.
The butter is lower and yogurt is added.
Also no cream in so lower on calories. I also love my cakes topped with strawberries. Yummy!!
How To Make An Healthier Victoria Sponge:
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
200g Self-Raising Flour
2tsp Baking Powder
140g Golden Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
175g Total Greek Yogurt
2-3 Drops of Vanilla Extract
25g Unsalted Butter (melted)
1tbsp Semi-Skimmed Milk
2tbsp Rapeseed Oil
5tbsp Streamline Strawberry Jam
Fresh Strawberries to Decorate
How To Make Healthier Victoria Sponge:
1.) Preheat your oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.
2.) Lightly oil 2 x 18cm sandwich cake tins with a little rapeseed oil and line the bottom with greaseproof paper.
3.) Tip the flour, baking powder and sugar into a mixing bowl and combine.
4.) In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, add the yogurt, vanilla, melted butter, milk and oil and stir until smooth.
5.) Tip this into the dry mixture and gently fold with a large metal spoon until well combined.
6.) Divide the mixture between the tins and level the tops. Bake for 20 mins until the cakes have risen and spring back when you gently press the top.
7. ) Let the cakes cool for a few minutes in the tins, then turn them out, remove the greaseproof paper and leave to cool on a cooling rack until completely cold.
8. ) Upturn one of the cakes onto a serving plate and spread the Streamline Strawberry Jam over. Gently place the other cake on top and decorate with slices of fresh strawberries.
How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge:
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They are also available in Tesco, Ocado, Asda and Morrisons with a RRP of £1.45 for a 340g jar.
The range of flavours includes strawberry, blackcurrant, apricot, black cherry, seedless raspberry, thin cut orange, thick cut orange and diced cut orange.
How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge
So what do you think of this Healthier Cake? but most importantly, do you fancy trying it?
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Is This Cake Recipe Gluten Free:
This cake recipe is not gluten free. However, when I remember to try it with gluten free flour I will update this post and let you know how it goes. Also if you get to make it first, let us know how it works.
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