"Queen Victoria Sponge Cake"
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self raising flour
enough to cover cake raspberry or strawberry jam
stiff cream to place between two cakes
buttercream optional to place between 2 cakes
confectioners' sugar to dust the top of cake
sliced strawberries on top
Gradually add in the sugar, salt and vanilla.
Add the eggs one at a time gradually.
Add the flour by hand with a wooden spoon making sure not to add, too much air.
Oil both the pans. Place on the center rack in oven until the sponges have risen well, and are golden brown. Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
Allow to cool in pans for 5 minutes and turn out on a rack to cool.
When cooled add the raspberry jam to the bottom of one of the cakes.
Place the cream in a stand up mixer or an electric hand held mixer. Beat till very stiff.
Place the cream on top of the bottom cake with the jam on top. Place the cake on top of the other cake. Dust with powdered sugar in any design on top of cake. Done!