Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes.

Hello friends. Love a slice of cake? I know I do 🙂

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake, anyone?

How yummy!!

Great for any parties you might be planning and perfect for afternoon tea.

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes:

You Will Need:

2 x 8” cake tins

Ingredients:

150g Billington’s golden caster sugar

150g Allinson Nature Friendly White Self Raising Flour

150g butter or soft margarine (room temperature)

3 medium eggs

2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract

2 tbsp strawberry jam

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes
Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes
Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes

Method:

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.

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes.

What do you think of this recipe?

Do you fancy trying it?

About this post – Recipe and photo credit by Baking Mad.

Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes

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13 responses to “Traditional Victoria Sponge Cake: Afternoon Tea Recipes”

  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

  6. Dawn Conklin says:

    I love how simple but yet elegant your cake looks! I have never made a sponge cake before but think I will try it 🙂 I bet it would be good with fresh strawberries (in the summer) too.

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