Lamingtons

   

Ingredients

  • 12 oz margarine
  • 12 oz sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 12 oz sifted self raising flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp baking powder

sauce:

  • 3 heaped tbsp margarine/butter
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 2 mugs of water
  • 3 heaped Tbsps cocoa
  •  dessicated coconut

Method:

  1. Say Bismillah.
  2. Preheat oven to 170c.
  3. Beat sugar & margarine till light & creamy.
  4. Add one egg at a time with a tbsp of flour each time & mix.
  5. Add remaining flour, water & vanilla. Mix well but do not over beat!
  6. Fold in baking powder.
  7. Pour into a 10″ square tin.
  8. Bake at 170c for 30-45 mins. (We bake for half an hour & then  for 15 mins cover with foil so that the top does not burn).
  9. Cool & cut into square pieces.

Sauce:

  1.  Melt margarine/butter in a pot.
  2. Add water & stir.
  3. Add icing sugar & cocoa & boil once.
  4. Dip cake slices in sauce & roll in coconut. Enjoy!
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5 thoughts on “Lamingtons

  1. The icing is so runny though is 2 cups water not too much? I tried to coat the cakes but it was a disaster. Such a shame as the sponge came out so well.

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