Duck Egg Victoria Sponge Cake

Great Britain

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    slices
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

Lavender & Lovage

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

This recipe for Duck Egg Victoria Sponge Cake is based on a classic Victoria sandwich but is made with duck eggs instead of the usual hens’ eggs. The duck eggs add an extra richness and golden colour to this cake and it also rises to the occasion with the cake being a very large and fluffy version of the traditional Victoria sandwich. Once baked, sandwich the cake together with homemade jam. A final dusting of caster sugar completes the picture and all that is needed is a cup of tea to acco