• Mary Berry reveals how to prepare a Victoria Sponge cake in just 5 minutes

    Mary Berry has revealed she no longer follows a traditional recipe when making a classic Victoria sponge cake, instead taking a shortcut that cuts preparation time down to just five minutes – and you're going to want to try it! The Britain's Best Home Cook star said that many people perceive baking to be more complex than it is, and you can actually whip up a tasty cake in less than an hour. Writing for The Telegraph, Mary said: "I no longer prepare a Victoria sandwich with the traditional creaming and folding methods, as this all-in-one method gives excellent results