Vintage Victoria Sponge Cake

Our fabulous vintage style Victoria Sponge Cake.

Perfect for a vintage afternoon tea date or high tea wedding party. Simple and easy to follow instructions.

victoria sponge cake recipe

Ingredients for a Vintage Victoria Sponge Cake

  • 200 grams butter, softened
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup raspberry jam
  • 2-3 tablespoons icing sugar


Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Grease and line 2x 20cm round cake tins.

Beat the butter and sugar together until the mixture looks pale and fluffy.

Gradually beat in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Sift together the flour and baking powder and fold into the creamed mixture alternately with the milk.

Divide the mixture between the prepared cake tins.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Remove from the oven and leave in the tins for 10 minutes to cool. Remove from tins.


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