Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes

Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes


Sorry again for not blogging as much as I usually do lately. I’ve been a bit busy with my charity bake sale last weekend and I’ve just recently started a volunteer job at a charity shop in town that means alot to me The British Heart Foundation .
I’m going to share a recipe for a simple sponge cake that you can either keep whole or make into mini versions like I did for the bake sale. They look super cute & the only negative thing I would say about converting the cake into miniature
versions is there is a lot of “waste” unless like me you have some little ganits to eat the crumbs you could use the spare sponge for a trifle or cake pops maybe.
You will need:
100g (4oz) margarine
100g (4oz) Caster sugar
2 medium eggs
100g (4oz) self raising flour
A few drops of vanilla extract
Jam of your choice
100g (4oz) icing sugar + a like extra for dusting
50g (2oz) butter

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius, grease a sandwich tin.
2. Cream sugar and margarine together until fluffy and light.

Beat in eggs separately adding some flour with each.
3. Carefully fold in remaining flour. Pour in prepared tin

and bake for 25-30 minutes depending on your appliance none fan ovens could take a little longer.

4. When cooled, cut out rounds using a cookie cutter or even a glass will work well. I managed to get 6 mini cakes from mine. Combine icing sugar & butter to create the buttercream.
5. Cut the little sponges in half and spread one side with jam then fill or pipe with buttercream for a more uniform finish.

Dust with icing sugar.

Now all that’s left to do is to put the kettle on for a nice cup of tea to enjoy your cute cake with 😍

Stay sweet


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