Victoria sponge buttercream delia recipes

scone

scone

There are many categories in this years show, from the classic Victoria Sponge to the more avant-garde Celebration Cake and as you know i've had my hits and my misses in the past but there's one category that stands out amongst all others as the challenge to really separate the housewife from the food blogger and that, my good friends, is the humble scone
50th Birthday Spurs Cake

50th Birthday Spurs Cake

Six Victoria Sponges (Annie Bell recipe) [square, obviously] chopped into a football jersey shape. Between each layer I covered it in vanilla buttercream and strawberry jam
' What's for dessert Mum? '

' What's for dessert Mum? '

Well today it is Victoria sponge very distastefully decorated with icing sugar, coconut, glace cherries and silver balls with a few sprinkles for good measure