February 13, 2012

Vintage Victoria sponge Cake with Cream, Jam & Strawberry

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Happy valentines day to all the readers & this cake is for my valentine :)

Ingredients :
  1. Softened butter - 225 gms
  2. Castor sugar - 1 cup
  3. Eggs - 4 nos
  4. Self raising flour - 1 1/2 cups
  5. Baking powder - 2 tsp
  6. Strawberry jam - 1/4 cup
  7. Cream - 300 ml, whipped with icing sugar to taste
  8. Fresh strawberries ( finely chopped & for decoration)
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Method :

1.   Preheat the oven to 180 C.  Lightly grease two 20 cm baking tins and line the bases with the non-stick baking paper.

2.   Combine the butter, sugar, eggs, sifted flour and baking powder.  Beat well until well blended and thoroughly mixed to a creamy batter.  Divide the mixture between the two cake tins.

3.   Bake for 25-30 mins or until lightly browned and cooked through.

4.   Cool in the tin for 10 mins.  Turn out onto a rack to cool completely.

5.   Fill with jam, cream & strawberries between the cake.  Frost the cake around with the whipped cream & garnish it with strawberry rose.

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Happy Valentines day :)

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