Victoria sandwich cake with jam and cream in the middle

Sponge cake recipes

春秋娱乐 Bake a cake for an afternoon tea or coffee morning. We have recipes including a classic Victoria sandwich, chocolate sponge, Bakewell and lemon drizzle cake.

827 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake, too

1 hr
Easy
2,317 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

45 mins
Easy
Advertisement
86 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Choose your favourite filling for this easy sponge cake – we've opted for lemon curd and whipped cream, but you could have jam. Perfect for afternoon tea.

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
44 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

30 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A great dessert to feed a crowd at the end of a Sunday lunch - it's like a baked version of a steamed syrup sponge

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A simple fruit cake flavoured with almond and Amaretti biscuits - perfect with tea or as dessert served with cream or custard

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
1,293 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
185 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner – every bite brings a taste of nostalgia

40 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Duck eggs make this sponge extra light and fluffy - cover in a rich buttercream for a showstopping Easter bake or stunning birthday cake

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this cake for the grown-ups. With muscat dessert wine in the batter, it’s wonderful served with sliced peaches, whipped cream and a glass of chilled muscat

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Eloise Shardlow creates a delicate, floral twist on the classic sponge cake. Dried rose petals, rose icing and raspberries make for a showstopping decoration

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat friends and family to a Victoria sponge cake made with vegan ingredients. This easy recipe is perfect for afternoon tea, or a coffee morning

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
1,124 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
152 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
36 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale

50 mins
Easy
264 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
629 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries

1 hr
Easy
78 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 Want to know how to make a sponge cake? This nostalgic Victoria cake will provide you with a versatile go-to version

40 mins
Easy
52 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 Coffee mornings were made for this moreish cappuccino cake, and it's ready in under an hour

55 mins
Easy
249 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

45 mins
Easy
188 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Cakes like these are wonderfully therapeutic to make - chuck the lot into a bowl, and give it a quick beat and it's ready to bake. Simple enough for a complete beginner

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
218 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 This recipe tastes even better with homegrown rhubarb

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
189 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
236 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

春秋娱乐 The blueberries in this recipe will burst in your mouth as you bite into your slice. The cake is delicious with a cup of tea, or served as an impressive dessert

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Advertisement