Desserts

Lamingtons Recipe

INGREDIENTS

50g butter.
500ml sugar.
4 eggs.
125ml milk.
750ml cake flour.
10ml baking powder.
2ml salt.

INGREDIENTS CHOCOLATE SYRUP

750ml sugar.
200ml cocoa.
375ml water.
15ml butter.
500ml desiccated coconut.

METHOD

Preheat oven to 180°C.
In a bowl beat the butter and sugar together.
Add the eggs one by one, beating the mixture until light and fluffy after each addition.
Add the milk.
Mix well.
Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Fold into the egg mixture.
Divide the batter between two square 23cm cake pans.
Bake for 50-60 minutes.
Cut into squares and allow to cool completely.

METHOD SYRUP

In a saucepan on the stove mix the sugar, cocoa and water together.
Bring to the boil and stir constantly.
Add the butter and mix.
Remove from heat.
Dip the squares into the syrup, do not soak.
Roll each square in a thick layer of coconut.
Place squares onto a cooling rack and allow to dry.