"Queen Victoria Sponge Cake"

12
linda O

By
@mydog1

This is a cake made in Queen Victoria's time made just for her. Queen Elizabeth and the Family dine on this regularly for tea time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10 people
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    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

How to Make "Queen Victoria Sponge Cake"

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream the butter.
  2. Gradually add in the sugar, salt and vanilla.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time gradually.
  4. Add the flour by hand with a wooden spoon making sure not to add, too much air.
  5. 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.
  6. Allow to cool in pans for 5 minutes and turn out on a rack to cool.
  7. When cooled add the raspberry jam to the bottom of one of the cakes.
  8. Place the cream in a stand up mixer or an electric hand held mixer. Beat till very stiff.
  9. 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!
  10. Cake finished

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About "Queen Victoria Sponge Cake"

Course/Dish: Cakes



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