10 Victoria sponge cakes with a twist

Everyone loves a classic Victoria sponge, traditionally filled with strawberry or raspberry jam and whipped double cream or buttercream, but sometimes we like to give the classic Vicky sponge a bit of a makeover. Try our 10 Victoria sponge recipes with a twist...

Woman's Weekly almond and raspberry sponge cake
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Everyone loves a classic Victoria sponge, traditionally filled with strawberry or raspberry jam and whipped double cream or buttercream, but sometimes we like to give the classic Vicky sponge a bit of a makeover. Try our 10 Victoria sponge recipes with a twist...

From almond raspberry to cherry and vanilla, we've got ten scrumptious Victoria sponge cakes with a twist to try with your afternoon cuppa.

Everyone loves a classic Victoria sponge cake (opens in new tab), traditionally filled with strawberry or raspberry jam and whipped double cream or buttercream, but sometimes we like to give the classic Vicky sponge a bit of a makeover.

From white chocolate buttercream to a sweet cherry and cream filling, we've got lots of delicious recipes to choose from to transform that classic bake into a modern wonder.

Once you've learnt how to make the basic Victoria sponge cake recipe, then you can master these recipes with ease.

Try our 10 Victoria sponge recipes with a twist...

Victoria sponge with white chocolate buttercream

Victoria sponge cakes with a twist

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First on the list is this delicious white chocolate buttercream Victoria sponge. Who says you can’t have chocolate in a Victoria sponge? Follow our Essentials magazine step-by-step recipe to make this Victoria sponge with white chocolate buttercream.

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Woman's Weekly almond and raspberry sponge cake

Woman's Weekly almond and raspberry sponge cake

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Watch Woman's Weekly's cookery editor Sue McMahon show you how to make this sponge in our step-by-step video. Kirsch, double cream and fresh berries give it extra flavour.

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Fiona Cairns’ Victoria sponge with summer berries

Fiona Cairns’ Victoria sponge with summer berries

Royal Baker Fiona Cairns creates a Victoria sponge that's a real showstopper. With lashings of fresh fruit, it's a surefire tasty way of incorporating your five a day into something naughty and delicious.

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Summer berry Victoria sponge

Summer berry Victoria sponge

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If you love custard, you'll love this triple-tested Victoria sponge from Essentials magazine with its creamy custard and berry compote filling.

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Berry Victoria sponge

Berry Victoria sponge

Vanilla butter icing and berries give this cake a lovely summery flavour - perfect for afternoon teas, buffets and picnics.

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Cherry and vanilla sponge

Cherry and vanilla sponge

This cherry and vanilla sponge really is simple. goodtoknow user Pamela says, 'This turned out amazing. So easy to do, it's foolproof!' goodtoknow user Lisa adds, 'Lovely recipe - the filling is perfect.'

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Catherine sponge

Catherine sponge

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To celebrate the Royal Wedding, bake this Catherine sponge using some of Kate Middleton's favourite ingredients including passion fruit, Champagne, marshmallows, fresh vanilla and ground almonds.

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Mini Victoria sponges

Mini Victoria sponges

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Perfect for parties, these individual Victoria sponges can also be made as a chocolate sponge. goodtoknow user Samantha says: 'These are lovely, very light, fluffy and moist, even from the fridge.'

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Strawberry and mascarpone cream Victoria sponge

Strawberry and mascarpone cream Victoria sponge

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Use creamy mascarpone cheese and fresh strawberries to make this luxurious strawberry and mascarpone cream Victoria sponge. You can make the sponges a day in advance too.

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Clotted cream Victoria sponge

Victoria sponge cakes with a twist

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Make a classic or a chocolate sponge for this clotted cream Victoria sponge, and fill it with thick Cornish clotted cream and berry jam. goodtoknow user kerrywelshgal calls it, 'An absolute dream of a cake.'

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