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Australian Original Lamington Cakes
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Australian Original Lamington Cakes

Australian Original Lamington Cakes

Servings: 80 servings (1 serving = 1 - 2-inch square)
Batter
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Water, cool (approx. 72°F)
3 lb
6 cups
Icing
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Powdered sugar
6 lb
23 cups
Cocoa powder
8 oz
2 1/2 cups
Butter, softened
4 oz
1/2 cup
Water, boiling
2 lb
4 cups
Assembly
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Coconut, desiccated
2 lb
12 cups
Batter
  1. Combine water and cake mix as directed on box.
  2. Divide batter equally into 2 greased and parchment-lined half sheet pans fitted with pan extenders.
  3. Bake as directed below; cool completely.
BAKE:
TEMP
TIME
Convection*
300°F
25-30 minutes
Standard
350°F
27-32 minutes
*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) 12 minutes after baking.
Icing
  1. Sift powdered sugar and cocoa powder into mixing bowl.
  2. Add softened butter and boiling water; mix together for a thin icing.
Assembly
  1. Cut cooled cake into 2-inch squares (5x8 cut).
  2. Dip each cake square into Icing, using 2 forks; let excess drip off.
  3. Toss piece immediately into coconut and cover all sides; place on wire rack over sheet pan.
  4. Let stand approx. 2 hours or until set.

  • Freeze cooled cake overnight for easier slicing. Sliced finished lamington in half crosswise and fill with jam, mousse or whipped cream and fresh berries for additional variety.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
1 - 2-inch square
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
46g
Protein
3g
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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