Gluten free vanilla sponge

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By Sarah Jones
Gluten free vanilla sponge
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  • Serves: 8-10
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 440 g butter, melted
  • 440 g caster sugar
  • 440 gluten free self-raising flour
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

To fill

  • butter cream
  • raspberry jam

Tips and Suggestions


1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 6. Grease and line a deep 8 tin or split between two shallow 8 tines.

2. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and combine until it forms a thick batter. This is easiest done with an electric whisk or with an electric food mixer. You can
also do it by hand with some a big wooden spoon and lots of elbow grease.

3. Pour the batter into the lined tin(s) and bake for around 1 hour and 30 minutes for the deep one or 45 mins if split into two. Its done when a skewer comes out clean and its springy to touch.

4. Let to cool in the tin for around ten minutes and then turn out on a wire rack to cool fully. Once cooled you can slice and fill with your favourite fillings.

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