Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake
Every now  and  then  you are  reminded  of   why the   classics are  what  they are . Victoria   Sponge  Cake  is  one of those  recipes .  So named after  Queen  Victoria ,    who  was  partial to  the  sponge  cake   with  her   afternoon  tea .  This simple recipe   is not  just  for   royalty  ,  it  pairs  very well  with  afternoon tea to be  had on a laid  back Saturday afternoon .  This  batter based sponge  recipe  is    easy  to make  and very similar  to   the   pound  cake  recipes .  Serve  it  plain  with a   dusting   of   sugar  ,  make  a  sandwich   with  jam  or  as  I have  done  here   dress  up  with   berries   and  whip cream  for a  special occasion .

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