Victorian Sponge Recipe via The Stone Soup... includes helpful tips for getting the correct batter consistency as well as how to substitute for self-rising flour. I'll be making this recipe "open-faced" with just one layer of sponge cake.
a bakers dozen of lessons from my grandmother’s kitchen
My go to recipe since I began cooking in the early 60's, the flavor is unbeatable. It is the best Chocolate Cake recipe ever and easy to make. My grandmother taught it to me but she got it out of the Good Housekeeping Magazine in hte 20's or 30's