Mini Golden Victoria Sponges

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  • Create cupcakes for tea with the girls or a light and fluffy Victoria Sponge for a picnic in the park with this traditional recipe...

    Create cupcakes for tea with the girls or a light and fluffy Victoria Sponge for a picnic in the park with this traditional recipe.

    Number of Servings: 12-14
    Preparation Time: 12 Mins
    Cooking Time: 25-35 Mins

    Ingredients:

    115g (4 oz) Stork Baking
    115g (4 oz) castor sugar
    2 eggs, medium
    140g (5 oz) self-raising flour, sieved
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    55g (2 oz) chopped fresh strawberries
    1 tablespoon strawberry jam

    Filling:

    150ml Elmlea Whipping, whipped
    Icing sugar, to dredge
    Red food colouring, optional
    Fresh strawberries to decorate

    Method:

    1. Place all cake ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat together until smooth. Fold in strawberries.
    2. Place heaped tablespoons of the mixes in 12 cupcake cases.
    3. Bake in centre of pre-heated oven at 180° C, (fan oven 160-170° C), Gas mark 4 for 20-25 minutes. Cool on wire tray.
    4. Mix the whipped Elmlea with a little icing sugar to taste and if using add a little food colouring to achieve a pretty pink colour. Pipe over the cupcakes.
    5. Decorate with fresh strawberries.

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