Chocolate Victoria Sandwich Cake

The creaming method is the traditional cake making method, the Victoria Sandwich Cake being an example of a cake made in this method, and the Chocolate Victoria Sandwich is a variation of the basic recipe.

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Ingredients

For 2 people

Recipe

  • 200 g butter, softened
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 175 g SR flour
  • 25 g cocoa

Chocolate Victoria Sandwich Cake Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C, gas mark 4; Grease and line 2 x 20cm round sandwich cake tins (shallow tins).
  2. 1. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. 2. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. If the mixture begins to separate (curdle), then add a tablespoon of flour which will help to stabilise the mixture again.
  4. 3. Sieve together the flour and cocoa then fold into the mixture using a metal spoon.
  5. 4.Place half of the mixture in each of the prepared tins and quickly smooth out with a knife.
  6. 5. Bake for about 25 - 30 minutes until the cake is golden and springs back when you gently touch the surface.  When cool, fill with chocolate butter icing and top with a dusting of icing sugar.
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