Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake
Victoria Sponge Cake named after Queen Victoria is basically two vanilla sponge cakes sandwiched together with jam and whipped cream. Traditionally, this cake is spread with raspberry jam but you can use any jam of your choice. You may substitute fresh fruits for the jam or in fact, you can use both the jam and the fruits along with the whipped cream.
For the Cake
190 gm all purpose flour
25 gm cornflour
1 teaspoon baking powder
5 medium eggs
225 gm caster sugar
200 gm soft unsalted butter
1+1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
70-75 ml milk
Caster sugar for sprinkling on the cake(optional)

For the Filling
Raspberry jam
125 ml whipping cream

For the Cake
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line and grease two 20 or 21 cm sandwich tins.

Sieve together the flour and the baking powder. Whisk to mix thoroughly. With the stand mixer on medium-high speed and using the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract and the eggs one a time, adding a tablespoon of flour between each addition.

Once the mixture is combined, reduce the mixer speed to minimum. Add the remaining flour and the cornflour and mix until just combined. Add and mix enough milk to make the batter of a soft drop consistency. Divide the batter evenly among the two lined tins and bake in the preheated oven till a cake tester comes out with a few dry crumbs attached to it.

Place the tins on a wire rack to cool for 10 mins. Remove the cakes from the tins and place on the wire rack to cool completely.

For the Filling
Place one of the cakes on a serving plate or a cake stand, right side as the base. Spread a thin layer of jam on the cake. Whip the cream until it forms soft peaks and spread it on the jam. Place the second cake on the cream and press a little.

Sprinkle it with caster sugar. Your cake is ready to be eaten.

Happy Baking!!!


  1. WE want this the next time please.

  2. Hey I tried this recipe and it was awesome! I was so happy with the result! Thankyou!


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