Lamingtons Mini panettone zuccotti with coffee custard

Soft cubes of sponge cake, filled with raspberry jam and glazed with cocoa, covered with coconut flakes. Are the Lamingtons sweets of Australian origin very easy And fast to prepare. Perfect for delicious snacks or desserts, after one dinner between friends or in family.

Ingrediants

  • 350 g of rectangular sponge cake
  • 100/110 ml of whole milk
  • 250 g of powdered sugar
  • 35 g of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 35 g of melted butter
  • dried and grated coconut
  • raspberry jam

How to prepare: Lamingtons

Dinner in sight with greedy friends, but little time to cook? In order not to give up the dessert and serve a delicious one, very easy and quick to prepare Lamingtons.

It is fluffy single-portion sweets typical of the Australian confectionery tradition: lovely cubes of Sponge cake, stuffed with jam from raspberry, glazed with cocoa and covered with coconut flakes. Long to describe but, starting from a good ready-made sponge cake, very fast in the process! And what’s more, an advantage not to be underestimated, they are also cheap.

It seems that i Lamingtons were invented at the end of the 19th century by the cook of the then English governor of Queensland, Lord Lamington, just on the occasion of the arrival of unexpected guests. The cook fumbled with what was available and the result is still appreciated today.

Even the colorful Cake pops or the creamy Tiramisu are two quick and easy dessert proposals that are made with a ready-made sponge cake base.

OTHER DELICIOUS RECIPES: Brownies with sour cherry ice cream, Amaretti kisses with mascarpone and coconut, Tiramisu truffles

Easy execution Preparation time 30 min Resting place in the refrigerator Standing time 60 min Servings 8 – 10

How to prepare: Lamingtons

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 1

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 1

Cut the sponge cake into 4 cm squares. Cut them in half horizontally and stuff them with the raspberry jam. Close them neatly so that the edges are perfectly aligned.

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 2

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 2

Now prepare the icing: in a bowl, collect the sifted icing sugar and unsweetened cocoa, add the milk slowly, stirring with a whisk and then the melted butter. Turn until the glaze is not too liquid, but a little viscous.

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 3

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 3

Dip the filled squares in the icing so that they cover evenly on all sides. Let the excess glaze drain and pass them on a plate with the rapé coconut.

Lamingtons Preparation - Phase 4

Let them cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.

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