Victoria Sandwich Cake

VICTORIA SANDWICH CAKE. How to bake a Victoria sponge cake recipe.

Ingredients

  • 225g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs

Filling

  • 3 tbsp raspberry jam
  • caster sugar, for dusting

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4, then grease and line the bases of 2 x 20cm/8-inch sandwich tins.
  2. Sift the flour and and baking powder into a bowl and add the butter, sugar and eggs. Mix together and beat well until smooth.
  3. Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared tins and smooth the surfaces.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes (depending on your oven) or until well risen and golden brown and the cakes feel springy when lightly pressed.
  5. Leave to cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then turn out and peel off the lining paper. Transfer to wire cooling racks to cool completely.
  6. Sandwich the cakes together with the raspberry jam. Sprinkle the caster sugar on top to serve.

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