Lemon Victoria Sponge

Hi again everyone…

So this recipe is quite similar to the basic Victoria sponge recipe I put up before, but this cake is flavoured with lemon rind and filled with vanilla whipped cream, lemon curd and blueberries. This cake is really quick to make and tastes very yummy.

Ingredients:

Cake

225g soft spread

225g caster sugar

225g SR flour

4 large eggs

1tsp baking powder

Finely grated rind of 2 lemons

Filling

250ml double cream

1tsp vanilla extract

Lemon curd

100g blueberries

 

Method:

1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas mark 4. Grease and line 2 loose bottom round 8in sandwich tins.

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2.Measure all the cake ingredients into a large mixing bowl and whisk until smooth with an electric hand mixer.

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3. Divide evenly between the 2 sandwich tins and place on the middle shelf of the oven.

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4.Bake for 25-30 minutes or until well risen, golden and a skewer comes out clean.Place onto a wire rack to cool.

5.In the meantime, whisk the double cream and vanilla together in a large mixing bowl with an electric hand mixer until forms soft peaks.

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6.Once cool, remove cakes from tins and place one onto a cake board. Using a spatula smooth the double cream over.

7.Then spoon tsps of lemon curd on top of the double cream and swirl around using a skewer.

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8.Sprinkle with blueberries and place the other cake over the top. Sprinkle with caster sugar.IMG_6311

Hope you enjoy 🙂

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