Sponge Cake with Raspberry Jam
You can find the recipe on my cooking blog.
It's my turn to take treats into work for our Friday morning team meeting.I bought some croissants from the supermarket, but wanted to bake something too.So I made this sponge cake and some chocolate chip cookies.
- 125g butter, softened
- 250ml sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 500ml self raising flour
- 15 ml baking powder
- 2.5ml of salt
- 5ml vanilla essence
- 100ml milk
- 50 ml water
1- Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
2- Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3- Add sifted flour, baking powder and salt.
4- Add the vanilla essence, milk and water.
5- Mix with a wooden spoon until smooth.
6- Spoon into a deep cake pan (greased).
7- Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180C for 45 minutes until golden in colour.
8- Cool completely on a cooling rack then split in the middle and fill with raspberry jam.
9- ENJOY WITH A NICE CUP OF ENGLISH TEA :o)