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Royal Victoria Sandwich

By chloetipper (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8
Decident and Delicate Traditional English Delight.
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Ingredients

Sponge

  • 6oz self raising flour
  • 6oz golden caster sugar
  • 6oz margarine (flora)
  • 4tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs

Filling

  • 6oz self raising flour
  • 6oz golden caster sugar
  • 6oz margarine (flora)
  • 4tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs
  • 300ml whipping cream
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Strawberry jam

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line two 8 inch tins with margarine and grease proof paper.
  • STEP 2
    Cream the butter and auger until light and fluffy. And gradually incorporate the vanilla essence.
  • STEP 3
    One at a time add in the eggs and whisk thoroughly, but be careful not to curdle the mixture.
  • STEP 4
    Sift in the flour, and gentle stir it into the mixture, being careful not to knock any air out.
  • STEP 5
    Distribute evenly in the two tins and level off.
  • STEP 6
    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
  • STEP 7
    Leave to cool over night.
  • STEP 8
    Whip the cream and icing sugar together until combined and thick. (Be careful not to over whisk)
  • STEP 9
    Lay out the bottom sponge and spread a generous amount of jam over the sponge, then cover the jam with the cream and spread evenly. Place the top sponge on the cream and serve.
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