Victoria Sponge

A simple victoria sponge that works well as the basis for lots of different styles of cakes.

Victoria Sponge

Course Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 225 g butter, at room temperature
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Instead of 225g self raising flour, use 210g flour, 11.5g baking powder, 2.5g salt

  2. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C / gas mark 4.
  3. Measure all the ingredients into a large bowl.
  4. Mix all of the ingredients using a electric whisk.
  5. Place them in the oven till golden brown 15-25 minutes.
  6. Cool on a wire rack before serving.