This is a way to decorate a simple cake in Victorian style. Two shortcakes and a layer of wiped cream with jam between - what can be better! You may chose any combinations of shortcake and jam, for example, take Yellow cake and Raspberry jam, Chocolate cake and Apricot jam, German cake and Strawberry jam, or your own.
Step 1: Gather the Tools
- a sharp knife,
- a table knife,
- a teaspoon,
- a strainer,
- a plate.
Step 2: Prepare Ingredients
- your favorite baked round cake,
- your favorite jam (a half of 18 Oz jar),
- whipped cream (a half of 13 Oz bottle),
- sugar powder (1 teaspoon).
Step 3: Slice the Cake Into Two Shortcakes.
Be aware of the sharp knife, and cut away from you!
Step 4: Separate Two Parts.
Now you work with the bottom one, which is a base of your cake.
Step 5: Draw a Thin Ring of Cream.
Put some cream on the bottom half of the cake.
Step 6: Spread the Cream.
Spread it with a table knife to soak the cake.
Step 7: Spread the Jam.
Using a table knife, spread your jam on the bottom cake over
Step 8: Put a Whipped Cream Over the Jam.
Draw a large ring of whipped cream on the jam about 1 inch from the side.
Step 9: Combine the Cake.
Cover the prepared base with upper part.
Step 10: Push Slightly.
Be aware not to push too hard.
Step 11: Sprinkle the Icing Sugar.
Use a strainer and a spoon to sprinkle sugar powder on top of your cake.
Step 12: Enjoy!
Make a hot tea and enjoy the Cake ala Victorian.