On Line Cookbook

Victoria Sandwich or Victoria's Secret

Recipe Information


  • 6 oz (168 grm) butter or margarine
  • 6 oz (168 grm) caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 6 oz (168 grm) self-rising flour
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) jam
  • castor sugar to dredge
  • Grease two 8 inch sandwich tins and line the base with grease-proof paper.
  • Cream the butter or magarine and sugar until pale & fluffy.
  • Add beaten egg a little at a time and mix in well after each addition.
  • Fold in half the flour,then add other half.
  • Place half the mixture in each tin and level with a knife.
  • Bake both cakes on the same shelf of the oven at 375 degrees (200 C.) (Gas mark 5) for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Turn out onto cooling racks.
  • Once cool, spread jam and sandwich together.
  • Dredge with caster sugar