Classic Victoria Sponge 🍰
You can’t go wrong with a classic Victoria sponge 🍰 it’s the BEST EVER 🎂 This one is perfect for a Birthday cake consisting of 3 layers of fluffy sponge with lashings of delicious @bonnemaman_irl strawberry jam🍓 and fresh cream topped with fresh raspberries and mint 🍃
Sponge cake 🍰
Ingredients for 3 layers:
6 free-range eggs
300g caster sugar
300g plain flour
3 tsp baking powder
4 Tbsp milk
300g butter at room temperature, plus a little extra to grease the tins
1 Jar @bonnemaman_irl Strawberry jam 🍓
500ml fresh whipped cream
Fresh mint & stems
250ml fresh whipped cream for smoothing around cake 🍰
🍰 Preheat oven to 180°C
🍰 Grease and base line three 18-20cm/7-8" round baking tins.
🍰 In a large bowl, whisk all the cake ingredients together to form a smooth soft batter.
🍰 Divide the mixture between the prepared tins and smooth the top with back of spoon.
🍰 Bake for about 20 minutes until golden brown and the cake springs back when pressed.
🍰 Turn onto a cooling rack and allow to cool completely.
🍰Spread the jam and cream over the 3 sponges and sandwich together.
🍰 Use spatula to Smooth out cake with fresh cream and then place on toppings 🍃
Eat immediately and store any leftover cake in the fridge for up to 2 days.
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