Victoria sponge

Victoria sponge

A simple cake batter


250g butter
250g caster sugar
4 eggs beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
250g self raising flour
2 tbsp milk


1.  Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line the tin(s) with greaseproof paper.
2.  Cream the butter and sugar together.
3.  Beat in the eggs a little at a time.
4.  Add the vanilla extract.
5.  Fold in the flour and add the milk if the consistency is too thick.
6.  Pour into the tin(s) and bake for 20 – 25 minutes, or until golden brown and a knife inserted into the middle comes out clean.
7.  Dust with icing sugar, top with chocolate or sandwich together with a filling.


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