Lamingtons Recipe, Sponge Cake With Chocolate And Coconut Sprinkles – You’ve heard of cake Lamingtons? For ever to Australia, certainly knows the culinary icon of Australia.
A delicious cake is very popular and much liked by everyone. Almost every pastry shops are there in Australia sell Lamingtons and always sold out. In General, these foods are small-sized cakes covered with chocolate and coconut is smooth on the outside.
This cake was found accidentally by Lord Lamington, the eighth Governor of Queensland. At that time, the housekeeper accidentally dropped the sponge cake into the melted chocolate. Nobody wants to throw away food, Lord Lamington suggests to dip the sponge into the coconut to let Brown do not stick in hand.
As a result, Lord Lamington was very fond of the taste of the cake is unique and considers it as a waiter mistakes early creation of an incredible cake is delicious.
To which he intends making your own Lamingtons cake is a simple recipe that can be emulated.
Provide the type of sponge cake, (can cake anything actually). The box-shaped pieces roughly 5 x 5 cm. Rub each side (side, top, and bottom) with the melted chocolate.
Then, rub again with scroll in dried grated coconut. In order to stick closely, store in an airtight container.
- 125g butter, softened
- 1 cup caster sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 eggs
- 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour, sifted
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 cups desiccated coconut
- 3 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon butter, softened
- 1/2 cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 3cm-deep, 20cm x 30cm (base) lamington pan. Line with baking paper, leaving a 2cm overhang on all sides. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition (mixture may curdle).
Sift half the flour over butter mixture. Stir to combine. Add half the milk. Stir to combine. Repeat with remaining flour and milk. Spoon into prepared pan. Smooth top. Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack. Cover with a clean tea towel. Set aside overnight.
Make icing: Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl. Add butter and boiling water. Stir until smooth.
Cut cake into 15 pieces. Place coconut in a dish. Using a fork, dip 1 piece of cake in icing. Shake off excess. Toss in coconut. Place on a wire rack over a baking tray. Repeat with remaining cake, icing and coconut. Stand for 2 hours or until set. Serv