Victoria Sponge
Waitrose and Partners

Victoria Sponge

There is debate over the right way to decorate this British classic. Here it is jam, cream and caster sugar, but you can also add fresh raspberries.

    • Serves8
    • CourseCake
    • Prepare30 mins
    • Cook25 mins
    • Total time55 mins
    • Pluscooling

    Ingredients

    • 240g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
    • 240g golden caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 lemon, zest
    • 240g plain flour
    • tsp baking powder
    • 4 tbsp whole milk

    FOR THE FILLING

    • 200ml double cream
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 tbsp icing sugar, to taste
    • 5 tbsp raspberry jam