March 24, 2017

Queen Victoria Sponge Cake | Cake Recipes


      I usually keep searching for cake recipes on the net. I came across a very easy recipe with simple ingredients in Jamie Oliver site called Victoria Sponge Cake. The name itself was tempting me to try it. The story goes that Queen Victoria always used to eat two slices of the cake before tea.
    When I served it to my family everyone asked where I bought this cake, thinking it was store made. They could not believe that I had made it. I made it many times. My family was joking that we have also become fans of this cake, just like Queen Victoria.


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Recipe Cuisine : International | Recipe Category: Baking
Preparation Time: 13 mins  | Cooking Time: 25 mins | Yields: 9 inch cake

Ingredients:
Dry Ingredients:

Maida
1 ½ cup
Granulated Sugar
¾ cup
Baking Powder
1 ½ tsp
Salt
A pinch
Wet Ingredients:

Butter (at room temperature)
¾ cup
Egg (at room temperature)
3
Rose Essence
1 ½ tsp
Boiled Cold Milk
1 ½ tbsp
To Decorate:

Jam
As required
Powdered Sugar
As required
For Dusting:

Flour
1 tbsp
Butter
1 tbsp

Procedure:
1. Sieve maida and baking powder together twice or thrice. Keep it aside.
2. Powder the sugar using the dry mixi jar.
3. Beat the butter till it becomes fluffy using electric beater at high speed.
4. Then add the powdered sugar (from 3) and beat it continuously till they become fluffy.
5. Now break one egg and add with the butter mixture. Beat the mixture till the egg mix well with the butter.
6. Now add the second egg and beat the mixture till the egg mix well with the butter.
7. Then add the third egg and beat till the egg mix well with the butter.
8. Now add the milk and essence with the butter – egg mixture.
9. Now add sieved flour (from 1) little by little, beat them at low speed till they incorporate with the butter mixture. Cake batter is ready.
10. Meanwhile, grease the 9 inch pan with butter and dust with flour.
11. Pour the cake batter (from 9) into the dusted pan.
12. Preheat the oven for 200 degree Celsius. Bake the cake for 25-30 mins or inserted tooth pick comes out clean at 180 degree Celsius.
13. Allow it to cool down completely. Remove the cake from the pan. Then apply jam over the cake. Immediately dust the powdered sugar over the cake using sieve.


   Wow yummy and delicious Queen Victoria Sponge Cake is ready to serve.


Note:
1. Should not add all the eggs at a time. Because the butter becomes curdle.
2. You can use any variety jam or fresh cream.

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1 comments:

Mayuri Patel said...

Kurinji, I haven't baked a Victoria Sponge Cake for a very very long time. That's the first cake I learnt to bake when I was 15. You brought back sweet memories.

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