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Victoria Sandwich Recipe
Veg CD CBF English 35mins
This is a traditional Victoria Sandwich recipe also sometimes referred to as a Victoria sponge cake.
Yield: Makes 1 x
20cm/8 -inch cake
Prep & Cook Time:
Recipe Tags: Cold Vegetarian Cakes Baked Fayre
100g/4oz Caster Sugar
2 Eggs, beaten
1 tbsp Warm Water
100g/4oz Self Raising Flour
3 tbsp Strawberry Jam
1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and grease and
flour two 20m/8inch sandwich tins.
2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until pale
and fluffy then gradually add the eggs and warm water and mix well.
Sift in the flour and beat thoroughly until well blended.
3. Place half the mixture into each tin and level with a palette
knife. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until golden and
springy to the touch. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.
4. To serve - Place one cake onto a serving platter and spread with
the jam then top with the other half and dust with icing sugar.
End of instructions
Key techniques required to make this
cook in an enclosed oven
introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or
whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture .
- to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together
with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This
process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.
M ain Equipment required to make
2 x 20m/8-inch sandwich tins
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