Victoria Sandwich

For 6 portions you need

4 oz. margarine or butter
4 oz. castor sugar
2 large eggs
4 oz. self-raising flour (or plain flour and 1 level teaspoon
baking powder)

Filling

3 tablespoons jam

Decoration

castor or sieved icing sugar

  • Cream the butter and sugar until soft and light.
  • Whisk eggs, beat gradually into the butter mixture, if the mixture shows signs of curdling add a little sieved flour.
  • Fold in sieved flour with a metal spoon, taking care not to overhandle.
  • Put into greased and floured or lined tins.
  • Bake for time and temperature given.
  • Test cakes before removing from oven – press gently with finger, if no impression remains cake is cooked.
  • Cool on a wire cooling tray, sandwich with jam, top with sugar.

Oven temperature┬ámoderate 375┬░F – Gas Mark 4-5
Oven position: about 2 rungs from top of oven

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