Everyone loves a classic Victoria sponge, traditionally filled with strawberry or raspberry jam and whipped double cream or buttercream, but sometimes we like to give the classic Vicky sponge a bit of a makeover. Try our 10 Victoria sponge recipes with a twist...
Everyone loves a classic Victoria sponge cake, traditionally filled with strawberry or raspberry jam and whipped double cream or buttercream, but sometimes we like to give the classic Vicky sponge a bit of a makeover.
From white chocolate buttercream to a sweet cherry and cream filling, we’ve got lots of delicious recipes to choose from to transform that classic bake into a modern wonder.
Once you’ve learnt how to make the basic Victoria sponge recipe then you can master these recipes with ease.
And if you like the look of these twists, browse through our pimped Victoria sponges which take the whole meaning of a makeover to new levels! Prepare to be amazed.
Try our 10 Victoria sponge recipes with a twist…First on the list is this delicious white chocolate buttercream Victoria sponge.Who says you can’t have chocolate in a Victoria sponge? Follow our Essentials magazine step-by-step recipe to make this Victoria sponge with white chocolate buttercream.
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Watch Woman’s Weekly’s cookery editor Sue McMahon show you how to make this sponge in our step-by-step video. Kirsch, double cream and fresh berries give it extra flavour.
Vanilla butter icing and berries give this cake a lovely summery flavour – perfect for afternoon teas, buffets and picnics.
If you love custard, you’ll love this triple-tested Victoria sponge from Essentials magazine with its creamy custard and berry compote filling.
This cherry and vanilla sponge really is simple. goodtoknow user Pamela says, ‘This turned out amazing. So easy to do, it’s foolproof!’ goodtoknow user Lisa adds, ‘Lovely recipe – the filling is perfect.’
To celebrate the Royal Wedding, bake this Catherine sponge using some of Kate Middleton’s favourite ingredients includeing passion
fruit, Champagne, marshmallows, fresh vanilla and ground almonds.
Perfect for parties, these individual Victoria sponges can also be made as a chocolate sponge. goodtoknow user Samantha says: ‘These are lovely, very light, fluffy and moist, even from the fridge.’
Use creamy mascarpone cheese and fresh strawberries to make this luxurious strawberry and mascarpone cream Victoria sponge You can make the sponges a day in advance too.
Make a classic or a chocolate sponge for this clotted cream Victoria sponge, and fill it with thick Cornish clotted cream and berry jam. goodtoknow user kerrywelshgal calls it, ‘An absolute dream of a cake.’
Add fresh orange zest and juice to Sophie’s orange and raspberry Victoria sponge, filled with raspberry jam and topped with a tasty orange buttercream frosting.