Lamingtons

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, 23 December 2019

Serves

12

Total Time

545 MINS

Calories

804

Delicious bite-sized cakes, dunked in chocolate and coated liberally in coconut. An Australian favorite.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    250 g (about 1 cups)room temperature

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    300 g (about 1 ½ cups)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    4 (about 200 g)

  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract

    1 teaspoon (about 4.4 g)

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    250 g (about 2 cups)

  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds

    120 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    1 ½ teaspoons (about 7.5 g)

  • Lemon icon
    Lemon

    1 (about 58 g)zest of

  • Unsweetened shredded coconut icon
    Unsweetened shredded coconut

    500 g (about 6 ¼ cups)

  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder

    15 g (about 2 ¾ tablespoons)

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    50 g (about 3 ⅜ tablespoons)

  • Water icon
    Water

    175 g (about ¾ cup)boiling

  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate

    200 g (about 1 ¼ cups)chopped

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    450 g (about 3 ¾ cups)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  • 2. Prepare a clean baking pan with parchment paper
  • 3. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 4. Cream together until light and fluffy
  • 5. Mix in egg to the batter one by one
  • 6. Mix in vanilla extract to the batter
  • 7. Add all purpose flour, ground almonds, baking powder and lemon to the batter
  • 8. Mix until combined
  • 9. Transfer batter to baking pan
  • 10. Bake until skewer tests clean - 25 min, 160°C
  • 11. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 12. Cut into squares
  • 13. Let rest - approx 8 hr
  • 14. Add unsweetened shredded coconut to a clean medium bowl
  • 15. Add cocoa powder and milk to a clean medium glass bowl
  • 16. Whisk together
  • 17. Add water to the chocolate mixture
  • 18. Whisk together until smooth
  • 19. Mix in dark chocolate to the chocolate mixture
  • 20. Mix in powdered sugar to the chocolate mixture
  • 21. Dip cake
  • 22. Chill in fridge until set

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