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How To Make The Perfect Victoria Sponge

You can’t beat a classic Victoria Sponge cake, perfect for spending time with the kids, baking for someone you love or brushing up on your baking skills!

Follow our very easy step by step recipe below and make your own.


For the cake

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g butter, softened 
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp milk

For the filling:

  • 100g butter, softened 
  • 140g icing sugar, sifted 
  • Drop of vanilla extract (optional
  • Half  340g of strawberry jam (good quality)
  • Icing sugar to decorate 

How to make  a Victoria sponge cake:

Step 1: Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Butter two 20cm sandwich tins and line with non-stick baking paper.

Step 2: In a large bowl, beat 200g caster sugar, 200g softened butter, 4 beaten eggs, 200g self-raising flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 2 tbsp milk together until you have a smooth, soft batter.

Step 3: Divide the mixture between the tins, smooth the surface with a spatula or the back of a spoon.

Step 4: Bake for about 20 mins until golden and the cake springs back when pressed.

Step 5: Turn onto a cooling rack and leave to cool completely.

Step 6: To make the filling, beat the 100g softened butter until smooth and creamy, then gradually beat in 140g sifted icing sugar and a drop of vanilla extract (if you’re using it).

Step 7: Spread the buttercream over the bottom of one of the sponges. Top it with 170g strawberry jam and sandwich the second sponge on top.8- Dust with a little icing sugar before serving. Keep in an airtight container and eat within 2 days.

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