Chocolate Victoria Sponge Cake recipe

A light and delicious chocolate sponge cake when paired with tea. Found over at the Fit Pig!

Serves: 6-10
Prep time: less than 15 mins
Cooking time: 20-25 mins

Ingredients:

6oz / 170g Butter
6oz / 170g Caster Sugar
3 eggs
6oz / 170g Self raising flour
1tsp Cocoa powder
Butter cream filling
2oz butter
1oz icing sugar
½ tsp cocoa powder

Preparation:

  1. Cream butter and sugar
  2. Gradually add beaten eggs
  3. Fold in flour and cocoa powder
  4. Pour in equal measure into two greased cake tins
  5. Preheat oven to 180c / 350f
  6. Place both tins on same shelf
  7. Cook for 20-25 mins
  8. Cooked when knife comes out clean.

Butter Cream Filling

  1. Put in bowl and stir till smooth

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