Lamingtons Recipe

Lamingtons is a very popular Australian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Lamingtons by following this simple & easy recipe.
Lamingtons Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 150 g Self-Raising Flour (Maida)
  • 35 g Cornflour
  • 25 g Butter
  • 80 ml Boiling Water
  • 150 g Caster Sugar
  • 4 Eggs

    For Icing:
  • 375 g Icing Sugar
  • 30 g unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 90 ml Milk
  • 50 ml Boiling Water
  • 20 g Butter

    To Coat:
  • 270 g Coconut (desiccated)
How to make Lamingtons:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Butter a (8X9-inch) cake tin and line it with a baking paper. Set aside.
  • Shift together the self-raising flour and cornflour 2-3 times making sure that there are no lumps. Set aside.
  • Dissolve 25g of butter in boiling water.
  • Whisk the eggs using an electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in the caster sugar a little at a time, beating continuously, until the mixture is smooth.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture, whisking constantly with a large spoon, until well combined.
  • Pour butter-water mixture into the egg-flour mixture. Mix well.
  • Transfer the batter into the prepared cake tin.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 350 degrees F for at least 20-25 minutes and then go for toothpick test.
  • Remove the cake from oven and rest in tin for 5 minutes. Turn the cake out over a kitchen towel.
  • Cool slightly and cut into 9 even squares. Set aside and allow cooling.
  • Prepare the icing now.
  • Dissolve the butter in boiling water.
  • Mix-in the cocoa powder and milk. Stir well.
  • Whisk-in icing sugar.
  • Dip the cake squares into icing mixture and coat with desiccated coconut from all the sides. Shake-off the excess coconut.
  • Arrange on a platter and allow drying.
  • Serve with a cup of tea.