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It doesn't always have to be about new fangled flavour combinations and complicated methods. Sometimes what you need is the simplest thing to make you happy. Enter, The Victoria Sponge! This is a great British Classic using the simplest ingredients to create a really delicious tea-time treat which is just right for Summer picnics.
Start by weighing 3 large free-range eggs in their shells.
Whatever they weigh, you will need to measure the same weight of the following-
softened unsalted butter
You will also need -
1 tsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1-2 tbsp whole milk
300ml double (heavy) cream
3 tsp caster sugar
a punnet of fresh LOCAL strawberries!
some caster sugar for sprinkling on top