A fluffier cake! Sage Appliances Scraper Mixer Pro Review
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The key to a fluffier cake is in the mixing. We created this gorgeous lemon and raspberry Victoria sponge sandwich using the Scraper Mixer Pro from Sage Appliances. Original recipe found in Good Housekeeping recipe book. Adapted by Actually Mummy.
Recipe type: Cakes and Baking
Serves: 8
  • For the cake:
  • 175g (6oz) softened butter
  • 175g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten
  • 175g (6oz) self-raising flour, sifted
  • For the filling:
  • 2 tbsp good quality lemon curd
  • 300ml (10oz) whipping cream
  • 150g fresh raspberries (or 200g blueberries)
  • 2 tsp icing sugar
  • Serves 8. Carbs per portion 45
  1. Grease and line 2 18cm (7in) sandwich tins
  2. Cream the butter and caster sugar until well mixed, light and fluffy
  3. Gradually beat in the eggs
  4. Fold in the flour gently
  5. Divide the mixture between the sandwich tins, levelling with a spatula, leaving a slight hollow in the middle to allow for rising
  6. Bake in the oven at 180C, (160C Fan), until golden and springy to the touch
  7. Leave to cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a rack, remove paper, and leave until cold
  8. Whisk the cream to a soft peak
  9. Spread the lemon curd over one half of the cake
  10. Spread whipped cream over the other half, and dot with the raspberries
  11. Sandwich the cakes together and sift the icing sugar over to decorate.
Recipe by Actually Mummy at https://actuallymummy.co.uk/2016/03/23/sage-appliances-scraper-mixer-pro-review-for-fluffier-cake/