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Victoria Sandwich - Part 1

by ggc August 2013

 

This classic cake recipe is perfect if you want a

traditional circular, layered party cake. 

 

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 200g caster sugar

  • 200g softened butter

  • 4 eggs, beaten

  • 200g self-raising flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tbsp milk

Method
  1. Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Butter two 20cm sandwich tins and line with non-stick baking paper.

  2. In a large bowl, beat all the cake ingredients together until you have a smooth, soft batter.

  3. Divide the mixture between the tins, smooth the surface with a spatula. 

  4. Bake for about 20 minutes until golden and the cake springs back when pressed.

  5. Turn onto a cooling rack and leave to cool completely. 

Victoria Sandwich - Part 2

Filling and topping

 

For the filling 
  • Fresh strawberries 

  • Home made strawberry jam and 

  • Whipping cream

 

 

 

For the Topping
  • Whipping cream

  • Dolly mixtures and

  • Sugar sprinkles

 

But off course you can decorate as simply or lavishly as you wish.

 

Enjoy... 

 

 

 

 

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Toppings