Donna Hay’s Lamington Slice
June 5, 2012 in Uncategorized
This post is going to be short and sweet (as is sometimes necessary). When I saw this recipe by one of my foodie icons, Donna Hay, I knew I would love it once I tasted it, and I wasn’t wrong! As a little girl I used to love eating lamingtons (we called them Ystervarkies in Afrikaans) and even at the age of 7, I could appreciate how the chocolate ‘icing’ kept the mild-flavoured vanilla cake moist while the coconut not only added flavour, but also lovely texture. It was (and still is) one of my favourite treats.
This ‘slice’ delivers everything a traditional lamington does and more as it is much easier to make than traditional lamingtons as there is no cutting the cake into squares, dipping the squares in the icing and then rolling them in coconut.
This really is the perfect cake to serve with coffee and as it’s so easy to make, you have no excuse not to bake it!