Double Chocolate Lamingtons

Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

Yet another recipe sent to me from my friend in Wales. These remind me a lot of rich chocolate cake with a chocolate/coconut coating.

I've tried my best to convert the ingredients from British to American measures so I hope I was accurate here.

The chef who made these originally says the foil traps the steam thus a more even rising. You should have 1 cup of chocolate coating left over which you can use in other things if you wish.


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Serves:

9

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

FOR THE LAMINGTONS

1 1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
cacao
1/2 c
milk
3 3/4 Tbsp
butter (unsalted)
3 1/2 Tbsp
dark chocolate
3 1/3 Tbsp
oil
4 medium
eggs
6 3/4 Tbsp
plain yogurt
3 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 c
flour
3 tsp
baking powder

FOR THE COATING

1 Tbsp
cacao (heaping)
3 1/3 Tbsp
cold milk
3/4 c
boiling water
3/4 c
dark chocolate, finely chopped
2 c
icing sugar
2-8 oz
bags shredded coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR THE LAMINTON:

Preheat oven to 335'F.
Line an 8x8" square baking pan with parchment paper
2
Put the sugar and cacao in a bowl, beat in the milk. Melt the butter and chocolate in a saucepan, and ad.d to the sugar mixture along with the oil.
3
Beat in the eggs until smooth, stir in the yogurt and vanilla, and mix in the flour and baking powder.
4
Pour into the prepared baking tin and cover slightly with a domed piece of tin foil and bake for 1 hours. Lift off the tin foil for the last 15 minutes.
5
Remove, cool the tin on a wire rack. While it's still warm, cover with plastic wrap to keep moist.
6
FOR THE COATING:

Mix the cacao and milk until smooth. Whisk in the boiling water and stir in the chocolate until melted.
7
Whisk in the icing sugar until dissolved and pour into a deep wide jug or bowl.
8
Cut the Lamingtons into 9 pieces and dunk each piece into the coating, then fish it out with two forks.
9
Roll into the coconut and leave to set.
10
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Hashtag: #Lamingtons