Coconut Cake Squares (Lamingtons)

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Coconut Cake Squares (Lamingtons)
For this week's Tried & True Tuesday, I am writing a new beloved dessert, COCONUT CAKE SQUARES!!!
I had my first taste of a heaven pictured above, a couple of years ago, through the holidays at my friend Sandi's home. Sandi is definitely my buddy that also distributed the Homemade Sourdough Ranch Pretzels , Tx Caviar and Fiesta Corn Salsa recipes. She distributed this yummy dessert once again at her last barbecue. These delicious little beauties reminded me of a dessert Natalie of NorthShore Days from New Zealand, and Mel of Mellywood's Mansion from Australia, are constantly raving about - little sponge cakes dipped in chocolate icing and rolled in coconut called Lamingtons. After obtaining the Coconut Cake Squares recipe, I did so a quick Google it happens they are LAMINGTONS! Now I understand the like fest both of these have because of this great dessert. Delicate, delicious, oh so good. So good actually, it's the only dessert I'm asking for on my 40th birthday. 40 yummy cakes with 40 candles...all for me personally. I'm kidding of course, I'll talk about...well....maybe.
Coconut Cake Squares
1 Box of White colored Wedding cake - Bake based on package within a 9x13 baking dish lined with foil and sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
1 cup Hershey's Cocoa (unsweetened)
1 1/4 cup Sugar
2 cups Great Macaroon Coconut
Directions - (see important tips below)
Bake wedding cake as directed and awesome. Place wedding cake in fridge until frozen.
Within a sauce pan, blend cocoa, sugar and water and provide to a boil over low heat. Boil for five minutes, stirring often (mixture is going to be thin). Great to room temperature.
Next, remove wedding cake from freezer and cut into squares or bars. Drop the squares one at a time in the delicious chocolate mixture, completely finish the cakes, then place on air conditioning rack to drain.
Next, roll the cakes in coconut, being sure to coat the entire surface of the squares very well. Place completed cakes in tupperware or on the cookie sheet or cooking dish - be sure to range whatever you utilize with wax paper. It is possible to stack the coconut squares by placing wax paper among the layers. Place cakes back freezer. Remove from freezer 30 minutes before serving. ENJOY!
When baking the cake, line the complete baking dish with foil, leaving more than enough foil over the edge in order to grab it after baking and freezing. Be sure to coating the foil well with nonstick cooking spray. You do not need to flour the foil.
Cut the cake while it's still frozen. Take away the freezing cake from your pan by getting the foil, lifting and putting it on a set surface for slicing (cookie sheet or trimming board).
Whenever using the cake squares, you will need to go fast! You want to use the cake while it's freezing, otherwise the wedding cake will start to break apart when dipping. Try performing FOUR at a time - drop in chocolate mixture, drain and quickly roll them in coconut. Two forks work great when dipping and moving them. Also, place some polish paper or paper towel under your cooling rack to catch the chocolate dripping below.
It is possible to bake the cake a few days ahead of making the bars. You can even make the chocolates mixture per day head and store it within the fridge. Be sure to stir well before dipping.
These cakes are pretty easy to make therefore darn good. In the event that you make them, make sure you drop by and i want to know what you imagine.
Thanks a lot for stopping by!
i've never heard about lamingtons however they sound amazing! and great directions too :)
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My sister Mel frm Mellywoods mansion recommended your blog to me.
(Thinking of starting a food blog of my own) anyway I used to be taking a look and noticed the lamingtons inside your part bar - so needless to say I had to check on them away. YUMMMM!! Appears like you did an awesome job... The picture is literally making me starving for them now... Filled with raspberry jam (jelly?) and cream.. Divine!! But my all time favourite would have to be the Red Lamingtons, essentially exactly the same but rather than choc dipped, they're dipped in raspberry (or strawberry) jelly (jello?) seriosuly check them out - I promise you you will not regret it!!! :)
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