Traditional British Victorian Sandwich Sponge Cake

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Pikabree

Make a Victorian Sandwich Sponge cake, the original British way (very few ingredients needed).

Top Review by rayaninha

I just loved it! I was looking for a simple and classic recipe and this one is perfect! My cakes normally go very wrong, but with this recipe I finally could make it right! At last, success! And I could even improvise. Because I didnt have much margarine I added very little milk to the marg+suger mix and got the creamy body. Now I can say I know how to make a good cake. Thank you!!


  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4, 180°C, 350°F then mix the sugar and margarine together until creamy.
  2. Beat the eggs then add one at a time, stirring until it is runny.
  3. At this point you could add flavour if you wanted.
  4. Sieve the flour into the bowl, then mix altogether until all the flour is gone.
  5. Grease the tins with margarine and then divide equally between two tins, and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Take them out and put on a cooling tray for 10 minutes.
  7. Cut out both sides, and put them together like a sandwich.
  8. Oh, and be sure to add jam or something delicious between the two cake halves.

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