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Lamingtons (Unfilled)

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Introduction

Cooking time: 30 mins for cake The cake is easier to handle if it's a little stale; day old cake is ideal. Sponge or butter cake can also be used. Fill lamingtons with jam and cream, if desired.

Ingredients

Serves: 10

For the Cake

  • 6 eggs
  • 150 superfine sugar
  • 75 cornstarch
  • 125 all-purpose flour
  • 75 self-raising flour
  • 500 coconut

For the Icing

  • 1000 confectioners' sugar
  • 125 unsweetened cocoa
  • 15 grindings butter
  • 150 milk

Method

Lamingtons (Unfilled) is a community recipe submitted by Shazza13 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Grease 23cm square slab pan.
  • Beat eggs in medium bowl with electric mixer about 10 minutes or until thick and creamy. Gradually beat in sugar, dissolving after addition.
  • Fold in triple-sifted flours. Spread mixture into prepared pan; bake in moderate oven about 30 minutes.
  • Turn cake onto wire rack to cool. Cut cake into 16 squares, dip squares in icing, drain off excess icing, toss squares in coconut.
  • Place lamingtons on wire rack to set.
  • Icing.

  • Sift confectioners' sugar ad unsweetened cocoa into heatproof bowl; stir in butter and milk.
  • Stir icing over pan of simmering water until it is of a coating consistency.
  • Cake best made a day ahead. Store in airtight container. Freeze suitable. Microwave not suitable.
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