Recipes

Victoria Sponge Cake

Ingredients
  • 10 Portions

    Caster Sugar 180g

    Margarine 180g

    Free Range Eggs 2

    Self-Raising flour 180g

    Baking Powder 0.5 tsp

     

    Strawberry Jam To cover the cake

    Icing Sugar 200g (extra for dusting)

    Margarine 70g

    Cold Milk 2 tsp

     

  • 50 Portions

    Caster Sugar 900g

    Margarine 900g

    Free Range Eggs 8

    Self-Raising flour 900g

    Baking Powder 3 tsp

     

    Strawberry Jam To cover the cake

    Icing Sugar 1 kg (extra for dusting)

    Margarine 350g

    Cold Milk 4 tbsp

     

  • 100 Portions

    Caster Sugar 1.8kg

    Margarine 1.8kg

    Free Range Eggs 16

    Self-Raising flour 1.8kg

    Baking Powder 6 tsp

     

    Strawberry Jam To cover the cake

    Icing Sugar 2 kg (extra for dusting)

    Margarine 700g

    Cold Milk 8 tbsp

     

Method
  1. Using a planetary mixer, cream together the caster sugar and margarine until pale and fluffy
  2. Add the eggs one at a time, to avoid splitting them
  3. Scrape down when necessary, then add the flour and baking powder and mix very well
  4. Line 4 baking trays with parchment paper
  5. Fill the tins with equal amounts of the mixture, it will rise considerably during cooking
  6. Allow to cool fully
  7. Turn the sponges out of the tins
  8. Spread jam on two pieces
  9. Using the planetary mixer add the margarine, icing sugar and milk mix well until a soft icing is achieved
  10. Spread this on the other two pieces
  11. Arrange one cake on top of the other, jam to cream
  12. Dust with icing sugar
Key Points
  • You could double up on this recipe and freeze down extra cakes for future use
Allergens

Wheat, Milk, Eggs