Every Australian's childhood isn't complete without eating lamingtons, which are formed of sponge cake pieces that have been covered in chocolate frosting and desiccated coconut before being rolled in the mixture. Around the nation, bake sales and school fairs sell these small sweets. Nowadays, lamingtons may also be bought commercially, although they don't have the same quality as homemade versions.
For the Cake:
For the Icing and Coating:
Make the Sponge Cake
Make the Icing
Assemble the Lamingtons
The lamingtons can be kept at room temperature for five days in an airtight container.
Have you ever eaten a Lamington? These lovely mini cakes are delicious beyond words. A well-known Australian dessert made from sponge cake is called a Lamington. The cake is divided into squares before being coated with coconut and chocolate icing. There are several variations, and lamingtons are sometimes filled with jam or even whipped cream.