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Lamington Cake


Sponge Cake

1/2 cup of butter

1 cup of sugar

1 cup of flour

3 eggs

1 teaspoon baking powder

4 tablespoons of milk

  1. Beat butter and sugar.

  2. Add eggs well beaten with the milk.

  3. Sift in flour and baking powder; flavour with vanilla or lemon to taste.

  4. Bake in sandwich tins at 180°C for 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  5. Place in the fridge and cut into squares the next day.

Middle Icing (optional)

3 OZ. of icing sugar

1 OZ of butter


  1. Beat these to a cream and spread between two layers. Each square of cake, when doubled (with icing in between) will be the shape of a cube.

Outside Icing

3 OZ. of icing sugar

1 OZ of butter

3 teaspoons or more of cocoa

Vanilla to flavour

Desiccated coconut

  1. Ice all over the cube with the cocoa icing, spreading with a knife, then dip and roll in desiccated coconut.

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