Wednesday 16th March 2016
This cake is so convincing you’ll be worried it will be mistaken for the real thing. Whether you are celebrating a birthday party or a footballing triumph, kids and adults alike will delight in this fun bake.
The simple sponge recipe couldn’t be easier to make. It is cooked in two pudding shaped tins and the two sponge halves are then sandwiched together with delicious vanilla frosting and jam. Naturally you can change the sponge recipe to suit your preferences, but the traditional Victoria sponge is a reliable favourite.
One of the things that make this delicious novelty sponge so great is that once you’ve mastered the techniques, you can make variations on the spherical design for all manner of occasions.
It’s all in the preparation, so once you’ve baked your perfect sponge you’re ready to get decorating.
There you have it: the perfect football fan’s cake. If you want to experiment with recipes other than Victoria sponge here are a few for you to try:
Chocolate sponge – another classic cake. Ideal for the chocoholics in your life
Red velvet cake – where the name is as lovely as the cake itself
Ginger cake – homely, tasty and gooey – another cake classic
Tropical fruit cake – a reliable favourite that stands the test of time
Why not explore further baking recipes and decorating tips?