Lamingtons

Recipe from: 25 January 2011

Ingredients 13
Servings 20
Time 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 500
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 250
    ml
    oil
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 750
    ml
    flour, sifted
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • desiccated coconut, for coating
  • Chocolate coating:
  • 500
    ml
    white sugar
  • 250
    ml
    hot water
  • 45
    ml
    cocoa powder
  • 15
    ml
    butter or margarine
 

Method

40 mins
 
Vanilla sponge
Whisk the castor sugar and eggs in a mixer until light and fluffy.
Add the oil and vanilla essence, and mix well.
Add the sifted flour and baking powder to the mixture alternatively with the milk.
Pour the creamed mixture into a greased oven tray and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 25–30 minutes or until golden brown.
Allow to cool and cut into squares.
 
Chocolate coating
Heat the sugar, cocoa, butter and water until bubbly.
Allow to cool, then dip the sponge squares into the sauce and roll in the coconut.
 
Reprinted with permission of A Moment on the Lips.
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