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Jam and Cream Victorian Teacake

Jam and Cream Victorian Teacake

With a layer of jam and cream, this teacake is moist and delicious. Perfect served with a cuppa.

rating: medium
30 min
prep
30 min
setting
12 slices

Ingredients

  • 170g (¾ cup) caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 150g (1¼ cups) self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 15g Copha, melted
  • 80ml ( 1/3 cup) milk
  • ½ cup of quartered strawberries
  • ½ cup of raspberries 

Jam & Cream Filling

  • 180ml (¾ cup) thickened cream
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • ¼ cup blackberry jam (seedless).

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 170°C (fan forced 150° C) 330°F/ 300°F. Grease and line an 18cm/7-inch springform tin with baking/grease proof paper.
  2. Combine caster sugar and eggs together in an electric mixer and beat for 8 to 10 minutes until pale and creamy and tripled in volume.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together self-raising flour and cornflour 3 times. Sift flours over egg mix and quickly fold through using a spatula, making sure all ingredients are well combined.
  4. Melt Copha in microwave or saucepan until fully melted. Warm milk in microwave (on high for 20 seconds). Pour Copha and milk down the side of bowl and fold through the egg and flour mix.
  5. Pour final mixture into prepared pan and smooth surface. Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove pan from oven.
  6. Set cake aside in the pan for 5-10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack for 30 minutes to cool completely.

 

Jam & Cream Filling

1.Using an electric mixer, whip cream and icing sugar together until soft peaks form.

2.Slice your cake in half horizontally, ensuring you cut as evenly as possible. Place the bottom sponge on a serving plate.

3.Spread blackberry jam evenly over the base, followed by cream. Place the top cake layer on top of your filling layer.

4.Dust the top with icing sugar and garnish with mix of berries. 

 

Can be stored in fridge for up to 3 days.