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Victoria sponge cake - video recipe !

Dessert
8 servings
25 min
50 min
Very Easy
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 !

Video

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Photos

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