You can throw all the ingredients into a food processor or electric mixer and beat them together - this gives a classic Victoria Sponge with a denser, firmer texture that my Mum loves. Personally I prefer the creaming method because I think it gives a lighter texture.
Claire Wade is the winner of the Good Housekeeping Novel Competition and author of The Choice. She was bed bound for six years with severe ME, trapped in a body that wouldn't do what she wanted. She now writes about people who want to break free from the constraints of their lives, a subject she's deeply familiar with.
I'm an author, disability activist, winner of the Good Housekeeping First Novel Competition and The EABA for Fiction 2020 and founder of Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses (ADCI).
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