How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge

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!!

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How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge

How To Make An Healthier Victoria Sponge:

Looking for a healthier alternative to the classic Victoria Sponge cake? This guide will show you how to make a delicious and nutritious version of this beloved dessert. With simple ingredient swaps and expert tips, you’ll learn how to create a lighter, healthier sponge that’s just as indulgent as the original. Perfect for those looking to enjoy a guilt-free treat, this recipe is sure to become a new favourite and go to recipe.

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, Healthier Victoria Sponge Ingredients.
  • Secondly, Healthier Victoria Sponge Method.
  • Thirdly, Other Recipe Ideas.

How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge:

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 8

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

How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge:

Guest post. How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge Recipe and recipe photography by Streamline jams and marmalades. 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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How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge

What Is The Least Fattening Cake? Least fatty cakes are low on butter as butter contains lots of fat. Try replacing butter for other ingredients wherever possible. For instance, try replacing butter with yogurt.

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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How To Make A Healthier Victoria Sponge

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  1. Jean |
    10 July 2016 / 15:08

    Lovely, Claire! I also make mine in 18-cm tins. Makes a much better size cake for the tea table than 20-cm tins. I'd have to add some organic whipped cream to my husband's portion, though. He wants whipped cream on everything — even a cake with buttercream icing! Much prettier without, though.

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