Recipe for Victoria Sponge Cupcakes, mini victoria sponge cakes made in a cupcake tin, then cut in half and filled with jam and cream. Perfect cake for afternoon tea or Mother's Day! There are also tips on how to get flat tops on your cupcakes in the post. #minivictoriasponge #victoriasponge #thebakingexplorer #afternoontea #minicakes
For the Shortcrust Pastry Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter and flour until there are no lumps of butter, and a fine crumb consistency is formed. Add the sugar and mix until combined. Add the egg and mix until a dough starts to form. Don't over-mix otherwise the pastry will become stiff and brittle. Turn the pastry out onto a lightly floured surface, and bring it together until smooth and even. Form into a ball and flatten ...