May 09, 2022 2 min read
Who doesn't like a slice of cake? Victoria sponge is a classic and has got to be one of the most popular around. It's sweet, delicious, and always a party pleaser. This traditional recipe is sure to bring with it a bit of nostalgia too.
Victoria sponge cake is a light, spongy, buttery cake made with simple ingredients. It's the quintessential British teatime treat. A simple sponge cake sandwiched with jam or whipped cream; It's not as plain as it sounds. The combination of the textures and flavors in this cake is wonderful.
Reportedly first baked by Queen Victoria’s Lady in waiting, Anna the Duchess of Bedford – this classic cake is named after Queen Victoria of England. She is believed to have had a taste for it, and after taking a shine to afternoon tea, made sure there was always a slice of Victoria sponge in the selection of afternoon treats.
Here is a very simple and authentic recipe for making a delicious Victoria sponge cake – the absolute essential cake for your Jubilee celebrations this weekend!
That's all there is to it! It's not a difficult recipe, and the results are delicious. This cake is always a hit so it will be a welcome addition to any Jubilee street party, or why not keep the recipe handy for when friends call.
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