Amazing Lamingtons

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A homemade Lamington is a thing of beauty. Give this one a try. You will be glad that you did !

For a fun variation I sometimes roll these in hundreds and thousands instead of coconut. The kids love it.

End result

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6

For the Cake:
125g Butter
1 Cup Caster Sugar
½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
3 Eggs
1 ¾ cups of SR Flour – Sifted
½ cup of Milk

For the Icing:
3 ½ cups of icing sugar mixture
¼ cups cocoa powder
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup of boiling water

2 Cups of Desiccated Coconut

Preheat oven to 180 degrees (160 fan forced).
Grease and flour a 20x30cm lamington tray.
Beat butter, sugar & vanilla until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time.
Sift half of the flour over the butter mix and stir.
Add half of the milk and stir.
Repeat with remaining flour and milk
Bake for 30 minutes or until a lovely golden brown. *Leave to cool. If you can leave it overnight in the fridge, that is perfect!
Make the icing. Sift icing sugar and cocoa. Add the butter and boiling water and stir well.

End result

For the assembly, cut the cake into whatever size or shape you like.

End result

Coat in a generous layer of icing and follow with a roll in the coconut.
These delicious lamingtons are so moreish and won’t last long in any house!

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