Lamingtons: The Aussie DelightOriginating in Australia, lamingtons have become a beloved delicacy globally. Whether enjoyed as a delightful afternoon treat or a sweet morning pick-me-up, these delicate squares offer a tantalizing blend of textures and flavors. The soft, light sponge cake melts in your mouth, harmonizing with the sweet chocolate coating and the delicate crunch of the coconut that envelops it.Experience a true Australian delicacy with the irresistible allure of lamingtons. A treat that embodies simplicity, sweetness, and satisfaction all in one delightful package. Entice your senses and transport yourself to the sunny shores of Australia with each heavenly mouthful.
1 scant cup sugar
1 1⁄2 cups plain flour
2 tbsp butter
11⁄2 tsp baking powder 1 egg
1⁄2 cup milk
Cream butter and sugar, add egg and mix. Then mix in flour and baking powder alternately with milk. Put in greased sponge tin and bake 180°C (350°F) until done.
2 cups icing sugar (powdered) 56g (2oz) cocoa
2 1⁄2 tbsp water
Vanilla essence to taste
Heat all ingredients together in pot but do not boil.
Once sponge has cooled cut into squares and dip each one into the icing using a skewer to hold it. Once covered in icing roll in coconut and place in fridge to set.