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Royal Victoria sponge cake
Royal Victoria sponge cake
Royal Victoria sponge cake

Royal Victoria sponge cake

Recipe description:

vanilla sponge with vanilla buttercream and strawberry jam and fresh strawberries. My take on a classic.. fit for a queen 👑


My take on the classic Victoria sponge cake was inspired by the United Kingdom colours- red, white and blue. The rosettes piped on the top resemble the Tudor rose. Fresh strawberries were added for an extra punch of flavour. Ultimately Victoria sponge is the queens favourite so i kept it original with those flavours with a rustic design!

Hands-on Time:
45 minutes
Baking Time:
30 minutes
  • 280g Butter
  • 280g Sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 280g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 140g butter for buttercream
  • 280g icing sugar for butter cream
  • Handful of slices strawberries
  • Red and blue food colouring
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (electric oven). Cream together butter and sugar
  • Step 2

    Beat in the eggs
  • Step 3

    Add vanilla essence
  • Step 4

    Mix in flour until combined. Evenly split the mixture between two tins and bake for 30 mins.
  • Step 5

    Leave to cool and prepare buttercream. Cream together butter and icing sugar.
  • Step 6

    Assemble cake. First cake then with a layer of buttercream and then jam place strawberries on top. Add the second layer on top
  • Step 7

    Decorate with rosettes of blue, red and white. Be creative as you like and enjoy!
  • Two 7 inch round tins
  • Whisk or wooden spoon
  • weighing scales
  • Piping bag and tips
  • Spatula

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