Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

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  • 110g/4oz butter or margarine
  • 110g/4oz caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 110g/4oz self raising flour
  • Olpers cream as required
  • Strawberry jam as required
  • Cooking Directions


    1. Heat the oven to 180C/350F/GAS 4.

    2. Line 2*18cm/7in cake tins with baking parchment.

    3. Use a hand mixer to cream the butter and the sugar together untill pale.

    4. Beat in the eggs

    5. Sift over the flour and fold in using a large metal spoon. the mixture should be of a dropping consistency if it isn’t, than add a little milk.

    6. Divide the mixture between the cake tins and gently spread out with a spatula.

    7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

    8. Allow to stand for 5 minutes before turning on to a wire rack to cool.

    9. Now whip the cream until thick and use it to fill the sponge with the jam.

    10. Dust some icing sugar on top of the cake and serve.


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