Named after Queen Victoria, this delicious sponge cake originally made in early 18th century is sponge cake served with cream and jam with steaming cup of tea in afternoons. Its soft, spongy and mouthwatering. This is also one of the most popular cake in England, you will find them in all the bakeries. The flavor of Victoria Sponge Cake is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this

This was one of my earlier cakes I had made when I started baking so somehow I lost few pics, nevertheless it still remains as one of my favorite cake.

** Note: For Eggless Sponge cake recipe, please hold on, I will be uploading it shortly so yes you can prepare this Victoria sponge cake with the Eggless version too

Preparation time: 15 mins Baking time: 25 mins Total time: 40 mins

Servings: 6


  • 11/4 cup + 2 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp corn Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 160g soft unsalted butter
  • 160g caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 cup powdered Sugar for dusting

Steps to prepare

  • Preheat oven to 180 deg cel, prepare cake tin by greasing it with butter and dusting with flour, shake off the excess flour. You can either use big cake pan or 2 small cake pans of equal size
  • Sieve flours, salt and baking powder in a bowl. keep it aside
  • Blend sugar and butter in a bowl until creamy , approx 7-8 mins
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time and blend well for 30 seconds, before adding next egg. Blend this mixture until pale and frothy
  • Add vanilla extract and milk , blend well
  • Slowly add dry ingredients. cut and fold until well combined
  • Pour batter into prepared cake tin. Tap and level evenly
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until done
  • Allow to cool for 25 minutes in cake tin , demould the cake and cool completely on wire rack
  • In case you have prepared big cake, then slice cake in 2 equal halves. keep it aside
  • Whip cream to form peaks. keep it aside
  • Place one part of sliced cake or 1 small cake on serving dish. spread jam evenly on top
  • Now spread the whipped cream evenly on top of jam
  • Place the second half of sliced cake or second small cake on top
  • Dust with powdered sugar on top. Slice and serve
Victoria Sponge Cake
Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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