Ready in 45 minutes
This is a light fluffy victoria sandwich with a almond taste to it (hense the twist) it is simply and easy to make. A winner for any cake fan.
Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5.
Butter two 20cm sandwich tins and line with non-stick baking paper.
In a large bowl or mixer cream the butter and sugar together then add the flour and remaing ingrediants, beat all the cake ingredients together until you have a smooth, soft batter.
Divide the mixture between the tins, smooth the surface with a spatula or the back of a spoon, then bake for roughly 40 mins until golden and the cake springs back when pressed. Turn onto a cooling rack and leave to cool completely.
Spread jam/ cream and jam on one of the sandwichs then put the second sponge on top.
If you want to Dust with a little icing sugar before serving. Keep in an airtight container and eat within 2 days.