Victoria sponge cake
A traditional Victoria sponge cake, perfect for any afternoon with a cup of tea.
- Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Number of servings: 10
- Difficulty: Easy
- 225g butter or margarine
- 225g caster sugar
- 225g self-raising flour
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 3 tbsp of jam for the filling
- Icing sugar to dust the top
- Cream to serve
- Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C and grease two 8 inch cake tins.
- In a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar together, then add the eggs, flour and baking powder.
- Spread the mix evenly between the 2 cake tins.
- Place both tins in the middle of the preheated oven for 20 minutes, before checking with a knife. When the knife comes out clean, it's ready!
- Allow cooling in the tins before moving them onto a cooling rack.
- Add the jam, stack, dust with icing sugar and serve with a big dollop of cream. Enjoy!