Victoria sandwich

225g softened butter
225g caster sugar
225g self-raising flour
4 large eggs
2tsp baking powder
4tbsp strawberryjam
a little caster sugar for sprinkling

Pre heat oven to 180c,fan 160c,gas 4.Grease two 20cm sandwich tins then line the base of each tin with baking parchment.Put the butter,sugar,eggs,flour and baking powder into a bowl and beat until smooth.Divide the mixture between the tins and level out.Bake in the oven for 25 mins or until top of cake springs back when lightly pressed.Leave to cool and turn out.When completely cold,sandwich the cakes together with the jam.Sprinkle with the sugar and serve.


  1. Great photo - the perfect looking sponge!

  2. Very simple recipe but seems so yummy. Has the name got anything to do with the jam filling. If not I would prefer using mixed fruit jam as it has the flavor of all fruits.


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