We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Our thoughts are with the The Royal Family at this incredibly sad time as we join the nation in mourning the loss of our beloved Sovereign.

May she rest in peace.

YOUR DELIVERY MAY BE AFFECTED: New Parcelforce Industrial Action Dates... Read More

Jessica's sensational raspberry sponge


  • Preheat oven to 160 (fan assisted 150)
  • 16oz Butter
  • 16oz caster Sugar
  • 8 free range eggs
  • 16 oz Shipton Mill Self Raising flour
  • 500g of raspberries

For the filling use :

  • 6oz of butter
  • 16oz of icing sugar
  • 1oz of icing sugar for dusting top of the sponge



  1. In a mixing bowl add the butter & sugar together then fork through to make a creamy consistency.
  2. Add the free range eggs one by one and whisk until fluffy.
  3. Sieve in the flour and fold into the mixture with a spoon.
  4. Line the bottom of 2 9inc cake tins with grease proof paper ,half the mixture between 2 tins.
  5. Get your raspberries and push them gently in to the mixture until covered evenly.
  6. Place in the oven for 45 - 60 minutes, check with a skewer and if its clean when pulled out take out the oven.
  7. Place on a wire rack to cool.
  8. When cooled mix the icing sugar & butter together with a fork until creamy . Using a palate knife spread the butter icing evenly over one half of the sponge, place the other sponge on top & lightly dust with icing sugar (sieved)


Tags: Cake

Added by: Ladyjd

Add comment

Add a recipe & get 5% off

We love to see what you've been baking, but are just updating this section at the moment - we will be able to accept new community recipes in the near future, please don't try to upload in the meantime as we won't be able to accept the photo or send a voucher yet.


Once new additions can be welcomed, if you add one of your own baking recipes with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 5% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

It's very easy, just click here to visit your " My Shipton Mill" page to get started.