Mini Victoria Cakes

There's something so simple and perfect about a Victoria Sponge which makes it perfect for your afternoon tea!

about 6 - 8 Portions

Easy 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Mini Victoria Cakes

For the Cakes:

7.5 g Dr. Oetker Baking Powder ( 1 1/2 tsp)
165 g Margarine
165 g Golden Caster Sugar
about 3 Medium Eggs (beaten)
5 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
165 g Plain Flour (sieved)

For the Icing:

Dr. Oetker Wafer Daisies
300 g Dr. Oetker Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing
90 g Raspberry Jam (6 tbsp)

preparation

Preparation

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/Gas Mark 4. Grease and Line a baking tray 15cm x 20cm.

2

Place the margarine and sugar into a bowl and cream together until smooth and creamed. Add the eggs and Vanilla Extract and beat together until smooth, if the mixture begins to curdle add a spoonful of flour and continue to mix. 

3

Sieve the flour and Baking Powder on top and gently fold together until completely mixed. 

4

Place mixture into the prepared baking tray and smooth the top. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until risen and lightly golden in colour. Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes and then remove from the tin and place on a wire rack to cool completely. 

5

To Decorate

Once the sponge has cooled using a round cutter about 6cm in diameter, cut out 6-8 circles of sponge. 

6

Cut each circle of sponge in half horizontally, this will allow you to fill the mini cakes. Separate the sponge layers leaving the top half to one side.

7

Place the Buttercream in a piping bag fitted with an open star nozzle. Spread a thin layer of jam onto each cake base and pipe a rose swirl of buttercream on top and place on the sponge tops.

8

Dust the cakes lightly with icing sugar. Pipe a small blob of buttercream onto the top of each cake and place a Wafer Daisy on top. Your cakes are ready to serve! 

Nutritional Information for the recipe Mini Victoria Cakes

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 2357 kJ
563 kcal
1541 kJ
368 kcal
Fat 25.97 g 16.97 g
Carbohydrate 77.37 g 50.57 g
Protein 5.50 g 3.60 g
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