Mini Victoria sponges recipe

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serves: 12 - 14
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 25 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 351 kCal 18%
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  • These mini Victoria sponges are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion. Delicious and quick to make – what’s not to love? These individual Victoria sponges take around 35 mins to prepare and cook. You can make 12-14 delicious cakes with this recipe. Fill each of your mini sponges with sweet strawberry jam and a generous spoonful of whipped cream. Dust with icing sugar before serving. These mini Victoria sponge cakes are ideal for kids parties or afternoon tea gatherings with friends and family.


    • 225g baking liquid or softened margarine
    • 225g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs, medium
    • 225g self-raising flour, sifted
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • Filling:
    • 2 tablespoons jam
    • 150ml whipping cream, whipped
    • Caster or Icing sugar, to dredge


    • Place all cake ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat together until smooth.

    • Place heaped tablespoons of the mix in 12 muffins cases. Bake in the centre of the preheated oven at 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 for 20-25 minutes. Turn out, remove paper and cool on wire tray. When cold remove the cakes from the cases and cut in half horizontally.

    • Fill with the jam and whipped cream and a dusting of icing sugar.

    Top tip for making Mini Victoria sponges

    Make your own strawberry jam for the filling

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