Victoria Sponge Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
100 Desserts to Die For

By Trish Deseine

Published 2016

  • About

The Victoria sponge is the most typical cake of the famous English afternoon tea, to be enjoyed after a game of cricket or croquet on a verdant lawn. Be careful not to confuse it with a genoise! The cake should be quite buttery, but its texture shouldn’t be too dense. When it comes to the filling, you can use whipped cream (perfect in summer with a few pieces of strawberry or some raspberries) or a buttercream filling. As for the raspberry jam, it is non-negotiable. As always, I prefer a li