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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 125 g - Unsalted butter, softened
  • 125 g - Golden caster sugar-
  • 2 - Eggs
  • 125 g - Self-rising flour
  • 1 tsp - Baking powder
  • 2 tsp - Vanilla extract
  • Icing:
  • 200 gm - Icing sugar
  • 50 gm - Cocoa powder
  • 25 gm - Unsalted butter
  • 5 tbsp- Milk
  • 200 gm - Desiccated coconut.

How to Make Lamingtons

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius/fan oven to 160 degree Celsius.
  • Butter and line a 15 cm square cake tin.
  • To make the sponge, put the butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Turn the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  • To make the icing, sift the icing sugar and cocoa powder in a bowl.
  • Cut the butter into pieces and heat in a small saucepan with the milk until the butter melts.
  • Pour the liquid over the icing sugar and stir until smooth.
  • Add 2 to 3 tbsp water until it thickens.
  • Cut the cake into 16 small squares.
  • Dip the pieces in the icing and coat it with the desiccated coconut.
  • Let it dry.