Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Chocolate Lamingtons--Eggless baking

Last month I was not very well....lots of health couldnt post more recipe's in my blog......I am starting this month with a lovely dessert called 'Lamington'..

The chocolate lamington is an Australian dessert, which consists of sponge cake dipped in chocolate and liberally sprinkled with fine desiccated coconut.

When I saw the recipe and video,,i was very exited to prepare this cake and to taste....but due to my health problem i was not able to prepare from many days..Finally I prepared it yesterday...and I was not very sure how it will taste and also my kid don't like coconut favor so I only prepared 4 piece,but when I ate it I love this lamingtons and my hubby too liked it very it was supper hit...

and also I had my very first Client for Henna...I was so so happy to apply henna on her hand ..I will be posting about this in my other blog (Chitravali)very soon....

July month's Egg less Baking Challenge


For white sponge:

Self raising flour 1 and 1/2 Cup(I have used super sponge flour)
Baking powder 3/4tsp
Bicarbonate of soda 1/2tsp
Milk 6-7 TBSP
vegetable/sunflower oil 6-7 TBSP
White sugar 1/2 cup
vanilla extract 1TBSP
salt 1/4tsp
Lemon juice 1TBSP
Orange juice 1/4 cup
Ground Flex seed 1TBSP(this works as egg re-placer)
warm water 3-4TBSP

For Chocolate sauce:
Icing sugar 2TBSP
Coca powder 1tsp
milk 1-2TBSP
Nuttella 2-3tsp
Desiccated coconut for dipping the cake(take one bowl full and use as required)

How to prepare white sponge:

Pre heat the oven at 350c/180 deg/gas mark 4. Grease and dust flour for a 8" square cake pan and keep aside.
Add ground flax seed in the warm water and keep it aside.

Sieve together flour,baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix well .

In another bowl, whisk together the milk, sugar,venilla exract,lemon juice and oil.Now add the orange juice and flax seed water, and whisk again.

Now add the dry ingredients in to the liquid slowly and fold in till everything is just mixed together.

Once the cake batter is ready spoon into the lined pan . Tap the pan to spread the batter and keep aside for 5 mins to release air bubbles

Now Place the pan in the centre of the pre heated oven and bake for about 30-35 mins(mine took 40 mins)till the top is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool the cakes in the pan for two minutes and transfer to a rack, upside down (to cool completely).

How to prepare Chocolate sauce:

Mix all the ingredients under 'For Chocolate sauce:' and whisk together to make sauce.

How to prepare Lamingtons:

Once the cake is completely cool cut them in to small small rectangle or square.

Take a rectangle and first dip in the chocolate sauce and then coat with desiccated coconut. Then keep it on the rack.....

Let it sit for 1 to 2 hours..then serve........huummmmm yummy Lamnigtons...


  1. delicious.. .loved this eggless version!

  2. Hey Chitra, guess what, we both have used nutella in the icing instead of chocolate, lamingtons look wonderful dear..

  3. Chitra, beautifully done, looks so delicious, the cake must have had a orangey taste as well, which is my favourite, lovely clicks as well

  4. Lamingtons look perfect. Nice job on the challenge, Chitra!

  5. Loved your version especially the cake with flax seed as egg replacer.

  6. Lovely preparation Chitra..I have seen it when I was in Australia but never tasted it! Will try this one for sure..


  7. They came out extremely prefect and damn cute.

  8. Beautifully done. Even I was worried as my kids do not like coconut. They did not eat it but we enjoyed them.
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