Orange Victoria Sponge Cake
This Victoria sponge recipe is a twist of the traditional bake that everyone loves. This recipe is for an 8inch sponge. Victoria sponge is great for a one tiered cake, with multiple layers. The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner, every bite brings a taste of nostalgia. This recipe has a yummy orange flavour perfect for any occasion.
In fact, with our Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar, you can bake this easy Victoria sponge recipe in any flavour. Try to make it using Raspberry Ripple Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar, or combine flavours. For example, use our Orange Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar for baking the Sponge and our delicious Jaffa Twist for making buttercream.
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In addition, you can fill his classic Victoria sponge recipe with double cream and jam or ganache. This Victoria Sponge cake recipe is also one that you will return to time and time again. Furthermore, this cake doesn’t go dry around the edges.
What is Orange Victoria sponge Cake?
It’s also known as Victoria sandwich, and it is the quintessential British cake.
This Victoria sponge cake (Victoria sandwich), is the classic British tea time treat; simple yet elegant. In fact, this traditional cake is perfect for Birthdays, celebrations or Afternoon as well.
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1. Pre-heat the oven to 140 C Fan, 275 F, Gas mark 1.
2. Place Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar and margarine into a mixer bowl. Blend until light and fluffy.
3. Then, add the eggs and mix well until all is combined.
5. If the mix starts to curdle add a tablespoon of the flour from your weighed out ingredients.
6. Now add flour and fold in, do not mix in. If you mix in you will knock the air out.
7. Now divide your mix between 2 x 8inch sandwich pans – use good quality pans.
8. Put both layers into the oven at the same time one on each shelf. Bake for approximately 30-40 minutes on low.
9. Test with a cake tester to see if its baked.
10. Then, make buttercream mixing our Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar and unsalted butter. Fill the cake with the buttercream.