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christmas mincemeat sponge cake

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 25-30

Why I Love This Recipe

a christmassy twist on an old favourite mmmmmmmmm!

Ingredients You'll Need

8oz self raising flour
8oz butter
8oz caster sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
4 eggs

1 pack butter (250g)
1 box icing sugar (500g)
1tsp vanilla extract

1/2 jar homemade mincemeat


1- beat butter until light and fluffy

2- add sugar, flour, eggs and vanilla extract then beat well

3- divide mixture between two lined sandwich tins and bake for about 25 minutes at 190c or until a toothpick comes out clean

4- cool completely on a wire rack whilst making the frosting


1- beat butter and gradually add sifted icing sugar until fluffy and pale

2- add vanilla and any colouring if desired at this stage and beat again


1- trim the cakes, place the bottom cake on a serving plate and cover with the mincemeat

2- place top cake on top

3- cover with the frosting and decorate as desired

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