Queen’s Jubilee Mini Victoria Sandwiches

Queen’s Jubilee Mini Victoria Sandwiches

Nothing says Queen’s Platinum Jubilee quite like Victoria sponge! Are you hosting a Jubilee celebration this weekend? Why not treat your guests to some mini Victoria sandwiches?


Mini Victoria sandwiches (makes 6)



200g caster sugar

200g  butter

4 eggs, beaten

200g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp milk



100g butter

140g icing sugar

170g strawberry jam

icing sugar, to decorate



  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Butter a 12 cup muffin tin and line with disks of baking parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together 200g caster sugar and 200g softened butter
  3. Beat in 4 beaten eggs, 200g self-raising flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 2 tbsp milk together until you have a smooth, soft batter.
  4. Divide the mixture evenly between the 12 muffin cups.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes until golden and a skewer poked into he centre of the cupcake comes out clean.
  6. Leave to cool completely.
  7. To make the filling, beat the 100g softened butter until smooth and creamy, then gradually beat in 140g icing sugar.
  8. Slice the top off of each cake to create a flat top and discard (by discard, we mean eat whilst nobody is looking!)
  9. Spread the buttercream on half of the cakes and jam on the other half then sandwich them together to make 6 mini Victoria sandwiches
  10. Dust with a little icing sugar before serving. Keep in an airtight container in a cool place and eat within 2 days.

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