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Victoria sponge cake - video recipe !

Dessert
8 servings
25 min
50 min
Very Easy
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Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !
 
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.

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8

The cake :

1.5 cup flour

2 sticks butter

1 cup sugar

1 tsp baking powder


1 tsp vanilla extract


Assembly :

7 fl oz whipping cream

1 tbsp sugar

strawberry marmelade

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !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.
  • Step 2 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !Then add half the flour, previously sieved, then the remaining flour, then baking powder, beating the batter every time.
  • Step 3 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !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).
  • Step 4 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !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.
  • Step 5 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !Once the cake has cooled down, cut it in half, and spread some strawberry marmelade on it.
  • Step 6 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !Then put the whipped cream on top of the marmelade.
  • Step 7 - Victoria Sponge Cake - Video recipe !Put back the top of the cake, and sprinkle with icing sugar.

    You are ready for tea time !

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