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Classic victoria sponge
  • Prep Time
    75 mins
  • Cook Time
  • Serves

Classic Victoria Sponge

Everyone 's favourite, suitable for all occasions. Try our delicious recipe for Classic Victoria Sponge.


  • Frylight Cooking Spray
  • 225g butter or margarine, softened at room temperature
  • 225g caster sugar 
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp Milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  2. Spray 2 cake tins (2 x 18cm/7in) with Frylight covering the surfaces.
  3. Cream the butter and the sugar together in a bowl until pale and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, a little at a time, and stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Fold in the flour using a large metal spoon, adding a little extra milk if necessary, to create a batter with a soft dropping consistency.
  6. Divide the mixture between the cake tins and gently spread out with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden-brown on top and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and set aside for 5 minutes, then tip out on to a wire rack to cool.
  9. Sandwich the cakes together with jam and buttercream or freshly whipped cream and sprinkle with icing sugar on top.

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