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victoria sandwich

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Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

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Serves 6

Traditional victoria sponge.

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


  • Icing sugar, sifted (optinal)


  1. Prepare two 18cm (7 inch) sandwich tins.

  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until very pale in colour, light in texture and fluffy.

  3. Beat in eggs one at a time adding 15ml (1 tbsp) of flour with each one.

  4. Gently fold in the remaining flour with at metal spoon.

  5. Transfer to prepared tins and smooth tops with a knife.

  6. Bake at 180°C (350°F) mark 4 for 25-30 minutes or until well risen golden brown and firm.

  7. Leave in tins for 2-3 minutes, turn out on to a wire cooling rack.

  8. Strip off paper and leave until cold.

  9. When cold sandwich together with jam.

  10. Dust cake with icing sugar.

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