Patchwork & Quilting

Classic Lamingtons

One Baker's Daughter

Each year when Australia Day rolls around, we Aussie’s celebrate by feasting on the food that we’re well known for having… Big ol’ barbies, sausage sizzles, Vegemite sandwiches, meat pies with tomato sauce, ice cold glasses of Milo, a slice of Pavlova (even though it’s a dish claimed by the Kiwi’s!) and then, of course, there is the classic lamington! A simple sponge square lathered in rich chocolate icing and then covered completely in a sweet coconut crumb! Oh my!

Some versions of the lamington have either jam or cream sandwiched in the middle, but my little homemade ones are just the simple classic kind!

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Here’s what you’ll need to make this recipe!

For the sponge:

  • 6 eggs
  • 150g of caster sugar
  • 50g of corn flour
  • 75g of plain flour
  • 50g of self-raising flour

For the chocolate icing:

  • 500g of sifted icing sugar
  • 50g of sifted cocoa powder
  • 15g of…

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