Victoria sponge cake

Victoria sponge cake

Try our easiest ever recipe for Victoria sandwich cake. This classic bake combines a light and fluffy sponge with a strawberry jam and cream filling
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Line and butter 2 x 18cm sandwich tins.
  2. Step 2

    Beat all the cake ingredients together in a large bowl, add the milk if the mixture is too stiff to drop off a spoon when tapped gently.
  3. Step 3

    Divide the mixture between the tins and level.
  4. Step 4

    Bake side by side for 20-25 minutes until the sponges are risen, slightly shrunk away from the edge of the tin and spring back when lightly pressed.
  5. Step 5

    Leave to cool for 5 minutes then turn out onto a rack and peel off the paper. Cool completely before filling.
  6. Step 6

    Spread the jam onto the base of one sponge. Spread the cream on top of the jam. Sandwich the other sponge on top. Dust with icing sugar.