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Ultimate Victoria Sponge recipe?

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MathairMahoney Mon 07-Jan-13 22:12:35

Hello wise cake bakers! I was out in a café today and had the most beautiful piece of Victoria sponge. It had cherry jam in it (which I bought a jar of while I was there) and a buttercream filling. I'd love to make a nice Victoria sponge myself and put the jam in.

Does anyone have a foolproof stunner recipe? Or any magic tips to make it come out beautifully? I need to go and buy some sponge tins too so any tips for these would be appreciated! smile Or oven can be used fan oven or conventional depending on setting so if one is better please let me know temp.

Thanks in advice and sending you a virtual slice! smile

Taffeta Mon 07-Jan-13 23:18:26

People not spoke. Stupid autocorrect.

MathairMahoney Tue 08-Jan-13 00:19:54

God this is an actual science by the sounds of things confused grin Thank you all!

CaptainNancy Tue 08-Jan-13 00:28:29


<<eyes nickel in new light>>

WifeofPie Tue 08-Jan-13 01:09:04

grin Just make the cake. It's sponge, jam and 8 year old can make it so you can't really go wrong. And now I desparately want a GIGANTIC slice with a cup of tea. Mmmmmmm...

nickelbabylyinginamanger Tue 08-Jan-13 10:43:57

autocorect changed slubber to slumber . sad

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