Cookbook: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 two greased circle 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 on a cooling rack.
  7. Turn one upside down and spread jam and cream over it and place the other on top