Classic Victoria Sponge

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    582
based on 14 ratings

A classic Victoria sponge you can whip up in no time. Our recipe uses gluten-free flour but you can use regular flour if you prefer. (Gluten-Free)

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    300g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    200g (about 1 cup)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    4 (200g)
  • Gluten-Free flour icon
    Gluten-Free flour
    200g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Gluten-Free baking powder icon
    Gluten-Free baking powder
    1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    150g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    1 (200g)
  • Jam icon
    Jam
    as needed
  • Blackberries icon
    Blackberries
    as needed
  • Raspberries icon
    Raspberries
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 8"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 170°C
  2. Grease 2 clean round pans
  3. Line with parchment paper
  4. Add salted butter and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  5. Cream until light and fluffy
  6. Add egg to the batter one by one while mixing
  7. Add gluten-free flour and gluten-free baking powder to a clean medium bowl
  8. Sift dry ingredients into batter while mixing
  9. Transfer batter to 2 round pans
  10. Bake until skewer tests clean - 25 min, 170°C
  11. Let cool
  12. Add salted butter, powdered sugar and orange to a clean large mixing bowl
  13. Beat until fluffy
  14. Layer round pans
  15. Spread with jam
  16. Garnish with blackberries and raspberries
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