Lamington Recipe

    3 hours 50 minutes

    Finally I tried and succeeded in making my own lamingtons, it was a bit of a mixed recipe using a basic old fashioned sponge as I didn't look hard enough to find a specific lamington sponge.


    New South Wales, Australia
    4 people made this

    Makes: 16 lamingtons

    • Cake
    • 3 eggs
    • 120g caster sugar
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 120g self raising flour
    • pinch salt
    • Icing
    • 10g butter, melted
    • 65g milk
    • 20g cocoa powder
    • 250g icing sugar
    • 2 cups desiccated coconut, for coating

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:3hours freezing  ›  Ready in:3hours50min 


    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a lamination tin.
    2. In a bowl beat together eggs and sugar until thick and creamy. Sift in flour then gently fold until well combined. Pour into the greased tin then bake in preheated oven until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
    3. Allow to cool on a wire rack then cut into smaller squares and place in the freezer to firm up, about 1 hours, uncovered.
    4. Icing

    5. Stir together butter, milk and cocoa powder. Once well mixed stir in the icing sugar.
    6. Dip the chilled cake squares into the icing mixture then into the coconut. Place on baking paper and allow to reach room temperature.

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