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Lady Lamington Cakes

 Lady Lamington Cakes
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.
36 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 123 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 64 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.