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How to Make Perfect Lamingtons

How to Make Perfect Lamingtons

Lamingtons. Lamingtons are a vanilla sponge dipped in chocolate then coated with coconut. A soft buttery sponge cake coated all over with chocolate icing and coconut. Nothing beats fluffy sponge dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut - fact.

A traditional Australian treat that appeals to most. Any firm type of plain cake can be used: butter cake, pound cake. Lamingtons are an Australian specialty cake. You can cook Lamingtons using 9 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Lamingtons

  1. You need 250 gms of self raising Flour.
  2. It's 250 gms of castor sugar.
  3. You need 250 gms of butter.
  4. Prepare 5 of medium eggs.
  5. Prepare 1 tbs of boiling hot water.
  6. You need 1 tsp of vanilla essence.
  7. It's 1/2 cup of Dark Chocolate.
  8. You need 1 cup of Cream.
  9. You need 2 cups of Coconut powder.

Small squares of white cake are dipped in a chocolate frosting and then covered in coconut. Lovely lamingtons for the win! 💜. Have you ever had lamingtons before? These gorgeous little cakes are absolutely divine.

Lamingtons instructions

  1. Preheat your oven at 180° C for 20 min. Now, Beat egg and sugar till frothy.
  2. Add egg one by one to the butter sugar mixture.
  3. Now add flour, vanilla essence and mix..
  4. Finally add hot boiling water. To the mixture, and transfer the vanilla cake batter to the greased baking tray and bake it for approx 15-20 min/ or use a knife to check if it is completely baked by inserting the knife in the cake, if it comes out clean than you are ready to go, if it's sticky and not clean then u need to bake for some more time,.
  5. Now boil your cream by continuously stirring it, and remove from the flame. Immediately add grated chocolate to it and leave it for some time and after a minute mix it using a spatula, meanwhile leave you baked vanilla sponge to cool down for 2 hours before demolding,.
  6. Take the cooled vanilla sponge and cut it into 1"x 1" squares and dip it into the chocolate ganache and further into powdered coconuts. Make all the cakes similarly and keep it in a refrigerator to cool..
  7. Serve these beautiful cakes with evening tea..

Homemade soft sponge cakes dipped in chocolate and covered in coconut. See more ideas about Lamingtons, Food, Desserts. We all have our preferences, some of us swear by the classic version, some like the cream. Is the lamington the most Australian cake? When lamingtons get fancy, they turn into glamingtons.