Lamingtons Recipe

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Lamingtons,very popular in Australia,is a sponge cake in the shape of a cuboid that is dipped in a sweet chocolate icing and then rolled in desiccated coconut.Enjoy as a dessert or serve with morning or afternoon tea.

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Servings: 16 squares


Cost per serving $0.18 view details


  1. Vanilla Sponge
  2. Whisk the castor sugar and eggs in a mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the oil and vanilla essence, and mix well.
  4. Add the sifted flour and baking powder to the mixture alternatively with the milk.
  5. Pour the creamed mixture into a greased pan (I used 10" x 7" pan) and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 25–30 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Allow to cool and cut into squares.
  7. Chocolate Coating
  8. Heat the sugar, cocoa, butter and water until bubbly.
  9. Allow to cool, then dip the sponge squares into the sauce and roll in the coconut.
  10. Place the Lamingtons on a wire rack to dry and then store in an airtight container for several days.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 62g
Recipe makes 16 servings
Calories 203  
Calories from Fat 73 36%
Total Fat 8.21g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.12g 4%
Trans Fat 0.18g  
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 42mg 1%
Total Carbs 30.48g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Sugars 21.24g 14%
Protein 2.33g 4%
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