Sunday, 11 September 2011

Mini Victoria Sandwich

Hello...Hello..How are you all doing my dear bloggie buddies? Well I know, I was miss in action for some time now.I'm so sorry for the lack of blog posts.I couldn't help myself to sit and write a blog post.There's always have some chores to filled up especially with the little one.

A basic sponge cake filled with raspberry jam and whipped cream or sometime its filled with vanilla butter cream.This cake also well known as Victoria sandwich or Victoria sponge.Britain all time favorite afternoon tea cake and eaten through out.Therefore,these days Victoria sponge cakes come in all sorts of shapes,sizes and flavours.The Victoria sponge is immensely tastier treat with a cup of tea.

Do you know how the name Victoria come?The cake owes its name to a past monarch, Queen Victoria, who favoured a slice of the sponge cake with her afternoon tea. It is often referred to simply as sponge cake, though it contains additional fat.(adapted from wikipedia).

I was writing this post for the past two weeks unfortunately I couldn't get done on time.So before I hook with anything, lets I post  the recipe without further more delays.Here is the recipe below.

Mini Sponge Sandwich
150g Self raising flour
150g Butter-at room temperature
100g Sugar
2 Eggs 
2tbsp Milk
1tsp Vanilla extracts

For the Cream:
1cup Heavy cream
1/2tsp Vanilla extracts
1.5tbsp Caster sugar
Strawberry or Raspberry preserve {I used raspberry}
Icing sugar -for dusting 

For the Sponge Cake:
Pre heat the oven to 180c.Grease 12 hole deep muffin tins.Beat the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.Beat in the eggs one at a time.In go the milk,vanilla extract and fold in the sifted flour and mix until smooth.Fill each mould  and bake for 15-20 minutes until the top is golden brown. When cool enough to handle,carefully remove the cakes from the tins, then leave to cool completely on a cooling rack. 

For the Cream:
Whip the cream,caster sugar and vanilla extract until thick.

Carefully cut the mini cake, spread the jam and the whipped cream. Place the top and dust with icing sugar.


Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks way too tempting and irrestible sandwiches

Suja said...

Wonderful recipe,looks gorgeous..bookmarked.

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