Easy Recipe for Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria sponge cake is a light cake made with eggs, flour and sugar, sometimes leavened with baking powder.

Sponge Cake recipe
  • Prep Time
    10 Minutes
  • Cook Time
    30 Minutes
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It is believed to be originated in Europe, somewhere in Spain or Britain, Today I’m making a classic Victoria sponge cake, This easy Victoria sponge cake is sandwiched with fresh strawberries and pillowy soft whipped cream, and dusted with powdered sugar.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.

Step 2

Grease 2, 6-inch cake tin with butter.

Step 3

Add the softened butter and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk it with the whisk attachment for about 5 minutes until the butter turns light and fluffy.

Step 4

Now add eggs one at a time and beat until well combined. You can add 1 tsp vanilla at this point if you prefer.

Step 5

Now add flour and baking powder and combine with a spatula by hand, or you can do it in the stand mixer with the help of a flat whisk attachment until just combined. Make sure not to over mix the batter.

Step 6

Divide it to 2 equal portions and transfer to the prepared cake tin and level the surface with the help of a spatula.

Step 7

Bake in the over for 25 or 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clear.

Step 8

Take out the cake when done and let it cool down completely.

Step 9

Now place one cake on a cake stand top it with whipped cream and strawberries, place the second cake on top of it and dust with powdered sugar and decorate with strawberries.

Tips:

  • All the Ingredients should be at room temperature.
  • If you want to loosen the batter a bit, you can add 2 tbsp of milk, You can freeze the cake to use later.
  • To freeze the cakes: Allow the cakes to cool completely, then wrap each cake well in clingfilm or freezer bags, freeze for up to 6 months. Allow to defrost thoroughly before filling.
  • Make sure not to over mix the batter.

 

Alternative Ingredients:

All-purpose flour +1/2 tsp baking powder can be replaced with Self Raising Flour

Do try the recipe and let me know how it turned out. If you like it please like and share.

 

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