Perfect gluten free Victoria sponge cake

Perfect gluten free Victoria sponge cake


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About this recipe: This extremely easy, gluten free sponge cake is foolproof and tastes great. Plus you only need 4 ingredients to make the sponge. Fill with jam or simply dust the top with icing sugar.

fioa County Dublin, Ireland

Makes: 1 sponge cake

  • 5 eggs, at room temperature
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 150g cornflour, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 20cm springform cake tin.
  2. Using a stand mixer, whisk eggs and caster sugar at medium speed for at least 10 to 15 minutes, until mixture turns light and fluffy.
  3. Use a wooden spoon to add in sifted cornflour, a little at a time, and mix until combined. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Pour mixture into cake tin and bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes until the top is golden in colour. Try not to open oven door during baking time for best results.
  5. Remove from oven, let stand for a few minutes before turning cake over onto a wire rack to cool. Loosen the side of the springform tin and shake the cake loose.
  6. Dust with icing sugar and serve with fresh fruit and cream if desired.

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