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Ann's Lemon Sponge

By jonkers121 (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 3 out of 5.2 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 10
Lemon flavoured victoria sponge


For the Cake

  • 85g self raising flour
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 40g soft spread e.g. Olivio, Beroli
  • 40g butter - use a spreadable one like Lurpak Spreadable
  • zest of one lemon

For the filling

  • 85 icing sugar
  • 40 butter
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • STEP 1
    Cream the fats and sugar until light & fluffy (at least 3 mins)
  • STEP 2
    Add eggs one at a time, continuing to whisk
  • STEP 3
    Sieve in flour and fold in the mixture
  • STEP 4
    Add lemon zest, and fold in
  • STEP 5
    Bake for 25 minutes at 180C (fan) in 8in (20cm) tins
  • STEP 6
    Remove from tins and allowed to cool
  • STEP 7
    Make butter cream - cream butter until soft
  • STEP 8
    Gradually sift & beat in icing sugar
  • STEP 9
    Add 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • STEP 10
    Make sandwich with butter cream
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