RECIPE: Classic Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake




Classic Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake

Recipe by Doves FarmCourse: DessertServings


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Using organic flour is a simple way to make a positive difference to the planet, whilst elevating everyday bakes. To celebrate Organic September, Doves Farm has shared this tasty recipes for a Classic Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake, to enjoy this month and beyond!


  • Sponge cakes
  • 150g Doves Farm Organic Self Raising White Flour

  • 150g butter, softened

  • 150g caster sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1½ tbsp water

  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract

  • Butter, for tin

  • Buttercream and Jam Filling
  • 50g butter, softened

  • 100g icing sugar

  • 5 tbsp raspberry jam

  • Topping
  • 1tsp icing sugar, for dusting


  • Sponge Sandwich Cakes
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, Fan 160°C, 350°F, Gas 4.

  • Rub some butter around the inside of two round baking tins (2 x 18cm/7″) or insert a baking liner.

  • Chop the butter into small cubes.

  • Put the butter cubes and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.

  • Break the eggs into the bowl one at a time, beating well after each.

  • Sieve the flour into the bowl and mix it in.

  • Add the water and vanilla extract and stir to combine.

  • Divide the mixture between the prepared tins and smooth the tops.

  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. If a cocktail stick pressed into the centre of the cake comes out clean, it is cooked.

  • Leave the cakes to cool in the tins for 5 minutes.

  • Turn the cakes out onto a wire rack and leave until completely cold.

  • Buttercream and Jam Filling
  • Chop the butter into small cubes.

  • Put the butter cubes into a bowl and beat until smooth.

  • Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl.

  • Beat the icing sugar into the butter a spoon at a time.

  • Spread the buttercream over one cold sponge.

  • Spread the jam over the buttercream.

  • Place the other sponge on top.

  • Toppings
  • Sieve the icing sugar over the top of the cake.

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