Party Food – How To Make A Cake Quick

Here’s another recipe of my Mum’s. Ideal if you are in a hurry and want to make a tasty cake for a party or family gathering.

How to make a Victoria Sandwich


175g butter or marge, softened

175g caster sugar

3 eggs beaten ( size 3 )

1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

175g self raising flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

3 – 4 tablespoons milk


Grease bottom of 21cm round microwave safe dish. Line with paper

In large mixing bowl with mixer at low speed, beat butter / marge and sugar until light and fluffy

into mixer gradually add eggs ( beaten ) and vanilla if liked

Gently fold in flour and baking powder with milk alternately

Mixer should have soft dropping consistency

Spoon half the mix into cake dish

Cook for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2mins

rotate halfway through cooking

It’s cooked when it springs back by touching the top

Leave to stand for 5 mins

Repeat for second half

Decorate as you wish


Not sure what fillings Mum used, I was too busy eating. Any suggestions on fillings and decoration?

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