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Victoria Sponge & Cupcakes

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Method

  • Cream together the butter/cake margarine, sugar and glycerine at 2nd speed (planetary mixer) for approximately 4 minutes then scrape down and beat again for a further 3 minutes still on 2nd speed.

  • Add the eggs and vanilla essence to the above over a period of around 4 minutes on 2nd speed.

  • When all the liquid is in, scrape it down and beat for a further 3 minutes.

  • Blend the flour into the mixture slowly over 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Scale off into greased and floured sponge sandwich tins at the required weight, approx.

    • 6oz to 6 inch tin
    • 7oz to 7 inch tin
    • 8oz to 8 inch tin
  • Shake out and bake at 400F/205C for approx. 18-20 mins.

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Ingredients

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