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Gluten free Victoria sandwich cake love letter recipe

The lovely peeps at Bombay Duck sent me the fabulous pink 'LOVE ME' silicone mould to bake with. After much thought I decided to make classic Victoria Sandwich cakes in them. I love how they turned out, they look great and taste yummy!

Gluten Free

12 Letter cakes


Gluten free Victoria sandwich cake

  1. Preheat oven to 165C/325F

  2. Grease letter mould and place on baking tray

  3. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  4. Beat in eggs one at a time

  5. Beat in vanilla essence

  6. Fold in the sifted flour and baking powder

  7. Slowly beat in milk

  8. Spoon or pipe cake mixture into moulds

  9. Bake for about 15 mins until skewer comes out clean

  10. Leave to cool in moulds

  11. Then turn out cakes onto a chopping board

To decorate

  1. Using a bread knife, cut cake letters in half width ways

  2. Divide jam between the bottom half of the letter cakes and spread evenly across cakes

  3. Whip the cream until stiff peaks form and fill piping bag fitted with a star nozzle

  4. Pipe a layer of cream on top of jam covered cakes

  5. Place top half of cakes on top of jam

  6. Lightly dust with sieved icing sugar


Gluten free Victoria sandwich cake

  • 150g butter (unsalted, at room temperature)

  • 150g caster sugar

  • 2 large eggs (at room temperature)

  • 1 tsp gluten free baking powder

  • 150g gluten free self raising flour

  • 3 tbsp milk

To Decorate

  • 3 tbsp strawberry jam

  • double cream


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