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victoria sandwich

By chocscheeky (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Traditional victoria sponge.
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Ingredients

sponge

  • 100g (4oz) butter, softened
  • 100g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g (4oz) self raising flour, sifted
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) jam

topping

  • 100g (4oz) butter, softened
  • 100g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g (4oz) self raising flour, sifted
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) jam
  • Icing sugar, sifted (optinal)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Prepare two 18cm (7 inch) sandwich tins.
  • STEP 2
    Cream the butter and sugar together until very pale in colour, light in texture and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Beat in eggs one at a time adding 15ml (1 tbsp) of flour with each one.
  • STEP 4
    Gently fold in the remaining flour with at metal spoon.
  • STEP 5
    Transfer to prepared tins and smooth tops with a knife.
  • STEP 6
    Bake at 180°C (350°F) mark 4 for 25-30 minutes or until well risen golden brown and firm.
  • STEP 7
    Leave in tins for 2-3 minutes, turn out on to a wire cooling rack.
  • STEP 8
    Strip off paper and leave until cold.
  • STEP 9
    When cold sandwich together with jam.
  • STEP 10
    Dust cake with icing sugar.
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