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Sponge cake recipes

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Bake a cake for an afternoon tea or coffee morning. We have recipes including a classic Victoria sandwich, chocolate sponge, Bakewell and lemon drizzle cake.

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  • Victoria sponge cake on a plate with a slice cut out

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.954 ratings

    The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake, too

  • Lemon drizzle cake loaf on a pretty platter

    Lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.2593 ratings

    It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

  • A cake stand serving a sponge cake filled with lemon curd and whipped cream

    Sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.125 ratings

    Choose your favourite filling for this easy sponge cake – we've opted for lemon curd and whipped cream, but you could have jam. Perfect for afternoon tea.

  • Fruity sponge cake

    Fruity sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.49 ratings

    Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

  • Sticky citrus sponge cake

    Sticky citrus sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    A great dessert to feed a crowd at the end of a Sunday lunch - it's like a baked version of a steamed syrup sponge

  • Apricot & ratafia sponge cake

    Apricot & ratafia sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    A simple fruit cake flavoured with almond and Amaretti biscuits - perfect with tea or as dessert served with cream or custard

  • Ultimate chocolate cake topped with chocolate curls

    Ultimate chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1367 ratings

    Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

  • Victoria sponge on a cake stand with slice taken out

    Granny's Victoria sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.231 ratings

    The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner – every bite brings a taste of nostalgia

  • Duck egg sponge cake

    Duck egg sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    Duck eggs make this sponge extra light and fluffy - cover in a rich buttercream for a showstopping Easter bake or stunning birthday cake

  • Olive oil & muscat cake served in slices

    Olive oil & muscat cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this cake for the grown-ups. With muscat dessert wine in the batter, it’s wonderful served with sliced peaches, whipped cream and a glass of chilled muscat

  • Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.30 ratings

    Eloise Shardlow creates a delicate, floral twist on the classic sponge cake. Dried rose petals, rose icing and raspberries make for a showstopping decoration

  • Vegan Victoria sponge cake on a platter dusted with icing sugar

    Vegan sponge cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Treat friends and family to a Victoria sponge cake made with vegan ingredients. This easy recipe is perfect for afternoon tea, or a coffee morning

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1187 ratings

    Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

  • Orange & white chocolate sponge

    Orange & white chocolate sponge

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.158 ratings

    A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

  • Coconut & mango sponge

    Coconut & mango sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.44 ratings

    This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale

  • Double chocolate loaf cake

    Double chocolate loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.297 ratings

    Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.671 ratings

    This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries

  • Classic sponge sandwich

    Classic sponge sandwich

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.80 ratings

    Want to know how to make a sponge cake? This nostalgic Victoria cake will provide you with a versatile go-to version

  • Two squares of cappuccino cake topped with frosting and coffee beans

    Cappuccino traybake

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.53 ratings

    Coffee mornings were made for this moreish cappuccino cake, and it's ready in under an hour

  • Cherry bakewell cake

    Cherry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.265 ratings

    If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

  • Cinnamon Nutella cake

    Cinnamon Nutella cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.196 ratings

    Cakes like these are wonderfully therapeutic to make - chuck the lot into a bowl, and give it a quick beat and it's ready to bake. Simple enough for a complete beginner

  • Rhubarb & custard cake

    Rhubarb & custard cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.242 ratings

    This recipe tastes even better with homegrown rhubarb

  • Easy vanilla cake

    Easy vanilla cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.201 ratings

    A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes

  • Blueberry soured cream cake with cheesecake frosting

    Blueberry soured cream cake with cheesecake frosting

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.246 ratings

    The blueberries in this recipe will burst in your mouth as you bite into your slice. The cake is delicious with a cup of tea, or served as an impressive dessert

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