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Slice of Victoria Sponge

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
Slice of Victoria Sponge
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369
calories
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1 hr 25 min.
Preparation
easy
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Ingredients

for 1 cake
For the cake
1 cup
1 cup
superfine caster sugar
4
1 teaspoon
1 ½ cups
For the filling
1.333 cups
Strawberry Jam (or jelly)
To decorate
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Preparation steps

Step 1/6
For the cake: Preheat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Grease a deep 20 cm | 8" cake tin and line the base with non-stick baking paper.
Step 2/6
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Step 3/6
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well to combine, then beat in the vanilla. Sift in the flour and and mix gently until blended.
Step 4/6
Spoon into the tin and bake for 50-60 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 5/6
Cut the cake horizontally in two. Place one half upside down.
Step 6/6
For the filling: stir the jam to loosen and spread over the inverted cake half. Place the remaining cake on top and sift icing sugar over the top.