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Recipe || Victoria Sponge

By Shimmerofpink @shimmerofpink
Hellooo shimmers,
I have been baking this week. My brother has been in Japan for three weeks and so I thought it would be a good idea to make him a cake to welcome him home.
I love making a Victoria sponge cake and he loves eating them!
Preheat the oven 180c
225g caster sugar
225g self raising flour
225g butter
teaspoon vanilla extract
4 eggs
for icing-
350g icing sugr
175g butter


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What I used




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Ingredients




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Weight the butter- 225g


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Mix the butter until sooth by hand or with a mixer
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weight the caster sugar- 225g
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Add the sugar to the butter gradually and mix
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whisk four eggs and a teaspoon of vanilla extract in a separate bowl
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Add the whisked eggs slowly into the butter mixture
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it will look a bit like this...very runny
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Weigh out the flour- 225g
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Sift it into the mixture
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Mix it all together until smooth
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grease two round tins
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put the mixture in the two tins equally
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Put them in the oven
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Cook for twenty minutes
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once they are golden brown its time to take them out
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Take them out of the tins while they are still warm it is much easier too get them out!and leave them to cool - 30mins to an hour
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make the butter icing
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put icing on one half and jam on the other and stick together 
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Put butter icing on the top and decorateLaura x

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