The Victoria sponge was name after Queen Victoria, who enjoyed a slice of cake with her afternoon tea. It is still one of the most popular cakes in the UK. The traditional version consists of two sponges, layered with whipped cream and raspberry or strawberry preserve. If you top it up with some seasonal fruit and serve with a glass of champagne instead of a cup of tea, it truly becomes a royal dessert. You can increase the number of sponges (I made four) to make it even more queenly. Multi-storey Victoria sponge is a frequent guest at British weddings.
Delightfully sweet candy melts are the perfect solution for ensuring that your slice and bake Candy Corn Sugar Cookies always have white tips. NOTE: This is a post from our archives that was originally published in 2013. We have updated the photos and content to bring new life to an old favorite. We hope you... Read More »