Cream sugar and butter
together. Stir in vanilla to blend. Add eggs and milk alternately with
the sifted flour.
Pour the mixture into
a 11 x 9 inch baking pan. (In Australia called a lamington tray.) Cake
will be about 2 inches high.
Bake in a moderate 375°
F (185° C) oven for about 30-40 minutes.
Icing: Mix hot water
with icing sugar and cocoa.
Place coconut into a
When the cake is quite
cold, cut into two inch squares and dip into the chocolate icing then
roll each cube in the desiccated coconut until well coated.
Yield: About 20 lamingtons.
This recipe from www.inmamaskitchen.com
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