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Simple Victoria Sponge

By laurafinch (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 45mins for making icing sugar
  • Easy
  • Serves 12
Quick and simple method to make a perfect victoria sponge - doesnt matter if you use a food processor, whisk or my hand



  • 4 eggs
  • 225g / 8oz Sugar
  • 225g / 8oz Self-raising flour
  • 225g / 8oz Butter
  • 2tsp Baking Powder

Butter Cream Icing:

  • 2oz / 60g Margarine
  • 4oz / 120g Icing Sugar
  • 1tsp Milk


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180oC
  • STEP 2
    Add eggs and sugar to a bowl and mix
  • STEP 3
    Add the remaining ingredients and mix well
  • STEP 4
    Cook for 25-30mins or until golden brown. The cake will be cooked when pressing the top lightly will leave no imprint in the cake.
  • STEP 5
    Leave to cool for 30mins
  • STEP 6
    Add margarine and icing sugar into a bowl and mix until creamy. Add milk if necessary.
  • STEP 7
    Spread one side of the cake with the butter icing and sandwich two pieces together
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