Lamingtons Recipe

Use bought sponge cake, prepare this sauce and make your own lamingtons.


Use sponge cake and make your own sauce to dip your lamingtons.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Course Cake, Snack
Cuisine Australian, South African
Servings 12
Calories 256 kcal


  • 4 cups icing sugar sifted
  • cup cocoa sifted
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • 1 pound unsweetened, dry coconut
  • 1 sponge cake cut into large squares


  • Cut a bought or baked sponge cake into large squares - 1½ x 1½ inches.
  • Mix icing sugar and cocoa with butter and milk.
  • Use a fork and dip each sponge cake square into the syrup on all sides. It should not soak right through but should be moist all over.
  • Roll in the coconut.


Calories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 156mgPotassium: 76mgFiber: 1gSugar: 49gVitamin A: 113IUCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg
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