Orange Layer Cake

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

While the Victoria Sandwich is the most famous layered cake of the era, it’s by no means the only such cake to make an appearance at Downton. Layered cakes appear in the background of lots of scenes, especially those set during afternoon tea, which at Downton is often taken informally in the library. Tea-taking also happens on the lawn, with the house itself in the background; in tearooms; and in other people’s houses. Both Isobel and Violet are regular af