Cookbook:Victoria Sandwich

Victoria Sandwich
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The Victoria sandwich (also known as the Victoria sponge) is a Victorian cake that is popular in the UK.






  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F or Gas Mark 6).
  2. Cream the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix with a wooden spoon until softened.
  3. Add the 3 eggs, the vanilla essence, and the flour and mix until smooth.
  4. Divide the mixture between the two greased cake pans.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20–30 minutes (10–15 in a fan-assisted oven) until firm to the touch.
  6. Leave to cool completely on a cooling rack.
  7. Turn one cake upside down and spread jam and whipped cream over it. Then, place the second cake on top.
  8. Cut into wedges, and serve.