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Victorian Sponge Cake

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Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 40 minutes

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Serves 8

This is a simple recipe for a Victorian Sponge Cake. This recipe is suitable for all ages, I would advise an adult to supervise for younger ones.

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  • Self Raising Flour 200g
  • Caster Sugar 200g
  • Butter 200g
  • 3 eggs


  • Double Whipped Cream (how much? your choice)
  • Jam (how much? your choice)
  • Icing Sugar (for dusting)


  1. Set the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas. Grease a cake tin with butter or use grease proof paper.

  2. Sieve sugar in to a bowl, then add butter. Cream them together until it becomes light and fluffy.

  3. Whisk eggs and then add a bit at a time to the mixture. Once finished, sieve in the flour.

  4. Cook the the oven for 40 mins. Leave to cool down for at least 1 hour.

  5. Icing/Middle Cut the cake in half. Leave it to cool down. (again!) Whip the cream until it's fluffly, then if the cakes cool at it in the middle. Add the jam too! Now take a sieve and dust the top of the cake with icing sugar. Whalllaaaa! You should turn out with a beautiful Victorian Sponge Cake!

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