Victorian Sandwich Cake

    1 hour

    This Victorian sandwich cake can be either a light or dark sponge. Fill with your favourite icing or mock cream and your favourite jam. Great for afternoon tea.

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    Makes: 1 cake

    • 1 cup (130g) flour
    • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 cup (220g) sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 teaspoons cocoa (optional, for a dark sponge)
    • icing sugar, for dusting

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Sift together flour, cream of tartar and bicarb soda. Beat together eggs, sugar, milk, vanilla and cocoa (optional). Mix together wet and dry then pour into two round cake tins.
    3. Bake in preheated oven until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool then place the two cakes on top of each other with a layer of your favourite jam and mock cream or icing. Dust with icing sugar to serve.

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