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Simple Victoria Sponge

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Serves 12

Quick and simple method to make a perfect victoria sponge - doesnt matter if you use a food processor, whisk or my hand

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  • Cake:
  • 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


    1. Preheat the oven to 180oC
    2. Add eggs and sugar to a bowl and mix
    3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well
    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.
    5. Leave to cool for 30mins
    6. Add margarine and icing sugar into a bowl and mix until creamy. Add milk if necessary.
    7. Spread one side of the cake with the butter icing and sandwich two pieces together

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