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Sponge Cake

By NottsTyke (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Time to cool completely
  • Easy
  • Serves 8
A simple light sponge cake
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Ingredients

Cake

  • 200g Caster Sugar
  • 200g Softened Butter
  • 4 medium Eggs, beaten
  • 200g Self-raising Flour
  • 1tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tbsp Milk

Filling

  • 200g Caster Sugar
  • 200g Softened Butter
  • 4 medium Eggs, beaten
  • 200g Self-raising Flour
  • 1tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • Whipped Cream
  • Jar of Homemade Jam

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat oven to 190C Butter two sandwich tins.
  • STEP 2
    Cream the sugar and butter together until soft and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Add the eggs and mix together, then add the flour, baking powder and milk. Mix altogether until a smooth batter consistency is reached.
  • STEP 4
    Split the mixture between the two tins. Smooth until level, then bake for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown.
  • STEP 5
    Leave to cool then spread a generous amount of jam then whipped cream on one of the sponges. Then place the other on top.

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