Victoria Sponge Cake with Fresh For You Berries and Cream
Victoria Sponge Cake with Fresh For You Berries and Cream
Preparation Time:45
Cooking Time:20
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  • 175 g butter
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 3 Fresh For You eggs
  • 175 g self raising flour
  • 250 ml Dale Farm double cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 500 g Fresh For You berries
  • 1 tablespoon Icing sugar extra for decoration


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Butter and line two 18cm (7in) sandwich tins with nonstick baking paper.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well. Fold in the flour, one spoon at a time.
  3. Divide the mixture evenly between the tins and level with a knife. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until the sponge cakes are well risen, golden brown and firm to the touch.
  4. Cool the sponge cakes on a wire rack. Wash all berries. Hull the strawberries and slice them in half. Whip the cream till quite stiff, mix in the icing sugar and the vanilla.
  5. When the cakes are cool, spread the jam on one of the sponge cakes and spread half of the whipped cream on top. Place half of the berries on top of the cream.
  6. Place the other sponge cake on top and spread with the remaining whipped cream. Arrange the remaining berries around the top of the cake and dust with the remaining icing sugar.