For the record: while the WI might find it useful to bake rather a pedestrian Victoria Sponge for judging purposes, this blog fully endorses the sort of embellishment seen in this recipe.
Imagine it, William and Kate are coming for dinner. What would you cook? And how would you cope with the pressure? This was exactly the situation [Sarah’s] Nanny (grandmother) faced when King George VI came to stay at Government House on the Isle of Man.