Victoria sponge cake - video recipe !

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This cake, named after queen Victoria of England, is litteraly at the origin of the british afternoon tea. Moist and sweet, it will be perfect for a fancy tea wih friends.

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Recipe type:
Dessert
Number of serving:
8 servings
Preparation:
25 min
Cook time:
50 min
Ready in:
1 h, 15 m
Difficulty:
Very Easy

Ingredients

The cake :
1.5 cup flour
2 sticks butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract

Assembly :
7 fl oz whipping cream
1 tbsp sugar
strawberry marmelade

Preparation

Step 1 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !

Step 1

In a bowl, put softened butter and sugar, and beat until it's creamy. Add vanilla extract, then eggs one by one, beat the batter each time.
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Step 2

Then add half the flour, previously sieved, then the remaining flour, then baking powder, beating the batter every time.
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Step 3

Grease an 8 inches mould, then pour the batter in it. Bake for 50 minutes at 340°F (170°C) (check with a knife if it's well cooked).
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Step 4

While the cake is getting cold, prepare whipped cream :
Pour the very cold cream in a bowl, then whip it. Add sugar step by step while whipping until it's stiff.
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Step 5

Once the cake has cooled down, cut it in half, and spread some strawberry marmelade on it.
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Step 6

Then put the whipped cream on top of the marmelade.
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Step 7

Put back the top of the cake, and sprinkle with icing sugar.

You are ready for tea time !

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