The Victorian cook-along

In this cook-a-long video, Food Historian Dr Annie Gray, shows you how to make a Victoria Sandwich, the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon tea!

Please note: The quantities referred to in ounces in the video are correct, but the conversions are not. To ensure you use the correction quantities, check the PDF recipe below.

Tempted to taste this dish? Why not try making it at home, in the comfort of your own kitchen and let us know how you get on? You can download a PDF of the recipe to accompany this video.

For the keen cook amongst you (or for those who’d prefer to taste an alternative dish!) we’ve provided some additional recipes to choose from in the next Step.

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This video is from the free online course:

A History of Royal Food and Feasting

University of Reading