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Traditional Victoria Sponge

julio 1, 2022

Here’s a very loved english cake called Victoria Sponge, serve it with buttercream or freshly whipped cream. Dust with a layer of confectioner’s sugar if desired.

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cook: 30 mins

Additional: 25 mins

Servings: 6


  • 1 ⅓ cups self-rising flour
  • 3/4  cup white sugar
  • 3/4  cup margarine
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4  cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4  cup butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raspberry jam


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 7-inch cake pans and line with parchment paper.

Step 2.
Sift self-rising flour into a bowl; add sugar, margarine, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Crack in eggs. Beat with a wooden spoon or an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Divide batter between the cake pans; smooth the tops with the back of a spoon.

Step 3.
Bake in the preheated oven until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack to cool completely, about 20 minutes.

Step 4.
Sift confectioners’ sugar into a bowl; add butter and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat with an electric mixer until the frosting is light and fluffy.

Step 5.
Spread raspberry jam over 1 cake layer. Cover jam with frosting. Place the second cake layer on top.