I can always find a reason to bake a cake but if you need a bit of convincing, here are my top 5 reasons for doing just that:
1- Taste. You just can’t get the same taste with a shop bought cake. Its a pale imitation!
2- Fun. Its surprising how enjoyable a bit of baking is
3- Therapeutic. After a tough, stressful or busy day, many time to bake a cake will really make you feel better
4- Cost. Shop bought cakes aren’t cheap and they don’t last at all
5- Variety. There is a never ending range of cake recipes to try. Any flavour combination you can think of- you can make a cake out of it. Endless enjoyment!
If you do like cake, you really can’t go wrong with a classic Victoria sandwich. Its easy to make, looks good and is pretty tasty too! This one is just made and waiting for visitors to share it with. I urge you to give it a go!
When making a Victoria Sandwich the rule is pretty much 1 egg for every 2oz (50g) of sugar, butter and flour. I have gone for 4/8/8/8 i.e. 4 eggs and 8 ozs of sugar, butter and flour.