How To Bake A Cake: Victoria Sponge - Introduction Lesson

Learn how to bake a classic victoria sponge cake in 30 mins. Wow your friends and family! We make it quick and simple.
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By the end of the course you will be able to make a wonderful Victoria Sponge Cake.
By the end of this course you will feel more confident in the kitchen
You will understand the ingredients and techniques needed in order to create a classic sponge cake.
You will be able to use the course handout to recreate a wonderful sponge at home!


  • A working oven
  • A selection of simple baking equipment
  • Someone who can eat your creations.
  • A selection of ingredients available from all supermarkets


    This Victoria Sponge baking course is designed to help those who are less confident in the kitchen to understand the terminology and ingredients used in the baking world and be able to confidently create some wonderful cakes. 

Please note is our pilot lesson shot to test ideas for our full paid course Baking basics. it was filmed quickly with a simple camera and no microphone to test to see if students enjoy the teaching style and get feedback to be able to justify paying for a professionally filmed course ( Now found as How to Bake: Baking Basics ) 

    The course is broken into different lecture segments which cover 

  • Equipment

  • Ingredients

  • Making the Cake

  • Making the Cake icing

  • Assembling the Cake

    The course comes with a PDF download of the Victoria sponge recipe and step by step instructions. 

    You will enjoy this course if you are keen to learn how to bake or just want to learn.

Who this course is for:

  • Novice bakers
  • Anyone who would like to become more confident in baking
  • Anyone who likes cake!


Baker & Consultant
Rachel Reynolds
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
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I ran a successful bakery called Blueberry Hill for many years, where we designed and supplied cakes to both private clients and the retail market including Harrods, Wholefoods and Selfridges.

I have a passion for food, especially baking and decorating, and I love teaching.

You can see my career history alongside a selection of the Blueberry Hill work on my linked in profile.

Founder of demojive
Robert Brown
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 679 Reviews
  • 23,316 Students
  • 1 Course

I have a masters degree in fine art from the university of arts London.

As a designer I have advanced experience with photoshop, illustrator, flash, aftereffects, as well as web design with html/css.

I also have extensive business experience, I am the founder of animation agency demojive In the last two years I've scripted and directed around two hundred explainer/sales/demo videos at demojive.

I also have experience in digital marketing setting up ppc, seo and social campaigns for various clients, and I also have experience with ui/ux design, web analytics and conversion optimisation.

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