Victoria sponge with buttermilk recipes

Cake classics: the Victoria Sponge

Cake classics: the Victoria Sponge

Despite being a favourite of Queen Victoria's it is a rather humble cake – two sponge layers sandwiched together with jam and whipped cream and dusted with icing sugar
Buttermilk Cake Recipe

Buttermilk Cake Recipe

I love a regular VictoriaSponge but I’ve recently started to make buttermilk cake as an alternative
Buttermilk cake

Buttermilk cake

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VictoriaSponge. I know, it sounds positively Dickensian, but in all fairness, when was the last time you went to a cafe and managed to resist a slice of a beautiful, fullsome, icing-sugar-dusted sponge
scone

scone

There are many categories in this years show, from the classic VictoriaSponge to the more avant-garde Celebration Cake and as you know i've had my hits and my misses in the past but there's one category that stands out amongst all others as the challenge to really separate the housewife from the food blogger and that, my good friends, is the humble scone
Ultimate chocolate fudge layer cake

Ultimate chocolate fudge layer cake

With simple, elegant decoration and a deeply smooth frosting – it’s a real show stopper. Bake with Dr. Oetker products and tell them what inspired you to make it with #Evenbetterbaking
Ultimate chocolate fudge layer cake

Ultimate chocolate fudge layer cake

With simple, elegant decoration and a deeply smooth frosting – it’s a real show stopper. Bake with Dr. Oetker products and tell them what inspired you to make it with #Evenbetterbaking

Stacey Solomon Goes Baking Mad with Dr Oetker

Victoria sandwich tins. With Great British Bake Off in full swing, Dr Oetker has teamed with X-Factor star Stacey Solomon and baking blogger Emily Leary in a series of fun baking tutorials

Blueberry Coffee Cake

This is the type of cake I really love (aside from a VictoriaSponge, that is. with simple ingredients
The Great Bloggers Bake Off - Week 1 Round-up

The Great Bloggers Bake Off - Week 1 Round-up

Jennifer from Jennifer's Little World took on the challenge with her children, and for their Summer theme day made a very colourful underwater Victoriaspongewith fondant fish
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

I then cut them into heart shapes with a biscuit cutter and sandwiched them with homemade strawberry jam to make mini victoriasponges (it’s the finishing touches that really create the atmosphere)
Handbag cakes - cake decorating class #5

Handbag cakes - cake decorating class #5

Apparently the best type of cake for carving or shaping is a madeira cake, as it is less crumbly and more solid than something like a Victoriasponge
All  American Blueberry Muffins

All American Blueberry Muffins

They are the stuff of dreams to an Anglo-Irish girl brought up on lardy cake, scones, crumpets and victoriasponge
The Hidden Heart Cake

The Hidden Heart Cake

I used a victoria sandwich sponge recipe which turned out really light and delicious. Victoria sandwich from "Saved by Cake" by Marian Keyes
Blackberry and Apple Cupcakes

Blackberry and Apple Cupcakes

Apples are the chosen ingredient for this month's Feel Good Food from Victoria of A Kick at the Pantry Door, so these cupcakes are winging their way in that direction too