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  • Easy Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe for Beginners| Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

    This Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe is a British Classic for a reason. named after Queen Victoria who used who used to have a slice with tea, each afternoon. Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe Ingredients for a 6'' cake Cake sponge: 120g(4.23oz) soft butter/margarine at room temperature 120g( 4.23oz) caster sugar/ regular sugar placed in grinder for a few sec 30ml(1.01oz) water 2 medium eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 175g(6.17oz) self-raising flour /plain flour with 2tsp of baking powder For the Filling : 260ml(9.15oz) whipping cream, 40g(1.41oz) icing sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract. 200g(7.05oz) strawberry jam For decorating: 200g(7.05oz) Fresh Strawberries Syrup for the sponges: Place 100g(3.52) sugar and 100ml(3.51oz) water on a simmer until all the sugar has dissolved. Leave it to cool down and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Tools: hand mixer /stand mixer spatula piping bag 1 piping tip two 6'' cake pans baking paper knife Method Heat the oven to 160°C . Cut a piece of greaseproof paper or non-stick baking parchment to fit the base of the base of two 6''cake tins. Place the butter/margarine, sugar, in the mixing bowl and beat with a whisk or mixer until the sugar starts melting. Add the water and vanilla essence all at once. Give it a stir, then add the eggs and mix until combined. To avoid lumps add the flour slowly, preferably 1tbsp at a time. Pour the mixture into the tins, smooth the top with a spoon and bake in the middle shelf of the oven for 22-24min. The cake is cooked when it looks well risen and gold or when a skewer come clean from the centre of the cake. Let the cake sit in the tin for 5 minutes, then gently run a knife around the edge and turn it out onto a wire rack to cool. Cup the cake top crust with a knife and use a generous amount of syrup. To make the filling beat the cream with the icing sugar and vanilla. Using a piping bag and 1M tip pipe the cream into the sponges and add the strawberry jam. Finish it off with some fresh strawberries cut into halves and a bit of icing sugar. Keep in the fridge up to 3 days.

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  • FAQ | Aphrodite's Cakes

    FAQ Why do FAQs matter? FAQs are a great way to help site visitors find quick answers to common questions about your business and create a better navigation experience. What is an FAQ section? An FAQ section can be used to quickly answer common questions about your business like "Where do you ship to?", "What are your opening hours?", or "How can I book a service?". Where can I add my FAQs? FAQs can be added to any page on your site or to your Wix mobile app, giving access to members on the go. How do I add a new question & answer? To add a new FAQ follow these steps: 1. Manage FAQs from your site dashboard or in the Editor 2. Add a new question & answer 3. Assign your FAQ to a category 4. Save and publish. You can always come back and edit your FAQs. How do I edit or remove the 'Frequently Asked Questions' title? You can edit the title from the FAQ 'Settings' tab in the Editor. To remove the title from your mobile app go to the 'Site & App' tab in your Owner's app and customize. Can I insert an image, video, or GIF in my FAQ? Yes. To add media follow these steps: 1. Manage FAQs from your site dashboard or in the Editor 2. Create a new FAQ or edit an existing one 3. From the answer text box click on the video, image or GIF icon 4. Add media from your library and save.

  • Contact Us | Aphrodite's Cakes

    Contact Us We would love to hear from you! Whether you have a question about our cakes, need help with an order, or want to give us feedback, we are here to assist you. Email: Phone: 07868069084 Mon - Sun: 9am - 2pm​​ Chat With Us! Click on the chat icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to start a conversation with one of our cake experts. Alternatively, you can reach us by filling out the contact form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible. First Name Last Name Phone Email Address Message Send Message Thank You!

  • Our Story | Aphrodite's Cakes

    Welcome to Aphrodite’s Cakes Welcome to Aphrodite’s Cakes, the home of delicious, unique, and high-quality cakes made with love. As a family-owned business, we have been providing our community with the best cakes for years. Our traditional recipes with a modern twist have made us a popular choice for birthdays and other special occasions. We believe that a cake is more than just a dessert. It is a centerpiece that brings people together and creates memories that last a lifetime. At Aphrodite’s Cakes, we are passionate about making every cake special and unique, just like our customers. Our Philosophy At Aphrodite's Cakes, we make all our cakes from scratch using only the best ingredients and traditional recipes with a modern twist. Our cakes are made fresh daily, so you know you’re getting the best quality. We use traditional recipes which we have adapted to incorporate modern flavours and style. If you're looking for a cake to celebrate any special occasion, look no further than our store. Our team is dedicated to creating a cake that is perfect for your event. Meet Our Team Our team at Aphrodite’s Cakes is made up of passionate bakers and cake decorators who share a love for creating beautiful and delicious cakes. We are a family-owned business, and we treat our customers like family too. We believe that every cake should be unique and special, just like the person it is made for. We work closely with our customers to create cakes that are tailored to their tastes and preferences. At Aphrodite’s Cakes, we are dedicated to making every celebration a little sweeter.

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