Lady Lamington Cakes Recipe
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Lady Lamington Cakes Recipe

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I learned to turn out these dainty no-bake cakes while living in Australia. Named for the wife of a past governor from "down under", they make a lip-smacking snack or dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 1 package (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups flaked coconut, toasted and chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 123 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 64mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Thaw cake; cut into 3/4-in. slices. Cut each slice into four fingers; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl or saucepan, heat water and butter until butter is melted. Whisk in cocoa until dissolved. Whisk in sugar to make a thin glaze. Dip cakes into glaze to coat all sides; roll in coconut. Place on waxed paper to dry. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Lady Lamington Cakes in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1998, p41

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