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Easy Lamington recipe

Easy Lamington recipe

Easy Lamington recipe have an iconic status in Australia and, although they are traditionally made on Australia Day, they are also enjoyed throughout the year.

If you love Lamington cheesecake recipe, This Easy Lamington recipe is quite popular at bake sales, and anyone growing up in Australia will know of the lamington drives, a fundraising event (usually in schools) where lamingtons would be sold by the half dozen to raise money for charity.

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Dry ingredients:

  • 2 and 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar

Wet ingredients :

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Easy Lamington recipe :

The process of making these Limingtons is more easier than making the Lamington cheesecake. 

Preheat oven @180 degrees Celsius. 

In a bowl mix dry ingredients except sugar.

In another bowl mix cooking oil and sugar until smooth, add each egg at a time and mix, add the remaining wet ingredients

Combine wet and dry ingredients in one bowl.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes depending on your oven.

Lamington Chocolate syrup :

  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 3 Tbsp margarine
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla

In a saucepan heat milk and margarine stir until margarine is melted and add icing sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla mix until combined.

For red syrup :

  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/3 cup apricot jam
  • 2 tsp food colouring (red or pink)

Mix everything together.

Fine coconut 3 cups, separate into 2 bowls for red and chocolate


To make the process less messy , use right hand to dip in the syrup, left hand to toss in the coconut

Dip muffins into the syrup and into the coconut. Sandwich muffins using pipping bag to pipe cream, caramel and jam. You can use your favourite topping

For the cream:

  • 1 cups fresh cream
  • 1 Tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence ( optional )

Whip everything until stiff , ready to use

Now you know how to make Easy Lamington recipe

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