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Victoria sponge cake

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Preparation time:
20 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Difficulty:
easy

What you'll need and how to make this dish

Ingredients

  • 225g butter or margarine
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp of jam for the filling
  • Icing sugar to dust the top
  • Cream to serve

Method

  • <ol> <li>Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C and grease two 8 inch cake tins.</li> <li>In a large bowl
  • mix the butter and sugar together
  • then add the eggs
  • flour and baking powder.</li> <li>Spread the mix evenly between the 2 cake tins.</li> <li>Place both tins in the middle of the preheated oven for 20 minutes
  • before checking with a knife. When the knife comes out clean
  • it's ready!</li> <li>Allow to cool in the tins before moving them onto a cooling rack.</li> <li>Add the jam
  • stack
  • dust with icing sugar and serve with a big dollop of cream. Enjoy!</li> </ol>