Double Chocolate Lamingtons

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Lamingtons are traditional Australian dessert, prepared from Small squares of white sponge cake that is dipped in a sweet chocolate frosting and then rolled in dried coconut. It very easy to prepare and tastes heavenly. In this recipe, I have used chocolate cake and dipped in dark chocolate and milk mixture. Rolled in dried grated coconut.
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Prep Time35 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Australian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 8


  • 1 cup Cake Flour or maida for the maida
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 4 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Oil any odorless
  • 1/2 cup Thick Curd or yogurt yogurt
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 100 gm Dark Chocolate for icingâ â
  • 2 tbsp Warm Milk â
  • 1 cup Desiccated Coconut â


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • In a bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder twice or thrice for any impurities. Keep aside.
  • In another bowl, mix oil, curd, vanilla essence, sugar. Whisk well until sugar dissolves and mixture becomes fluffy
  • Add all dry ingredients into wet mixture. Add Milk slowly at a time and Whisk to form a thick batter.
  • Grease baking pan with oil and flour. Pour the mixture in a greased pan. Smooth out and lightly tap the pan.
  • Bake cake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Insert a tooth pick. It should come out clean. Let the pan sit on counter for 5 minutes.
  • Flip cake and let it cool on wire rack.
  • Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 -2 hours or until firm.
  • Chop dark chocolate and melt it in a double boiler or microwave for 1 minute. If using microwave keep checking after every 10 seconds. Keep stirring after each cooking interval. Do this till chocolate melts completely.
  • Add milk and microwave for few seconds. Mix thoroughly.
  • Cut the cake into equal squares. Place parchment paper or waxed paper on a work surface, and set a wire rack on the paper.
  • Take shredded coconut into a shallow bowl. Using a fork, dip each square into the icing, coating all sides, then roll it in the coconut.
  • Place onto rack to dry. Continue until all lamingtons are coated.
  • Serve or transfer into refrigerator.

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sujata hande

Masters in ITM, Buyer by profession, love to explore new places and food. Passionate cook, blogger, try to experiment with various cuisines.

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