Lamingtons: "Likely named for a governor of Queensland, the Lamington is now an Australian favorite. It's a cube of butter cake dipped in chocolate, then rolled in coconut flakes. Though some versions are filled with cream or jam.
Fresh Cherry and Coconut Lamingtons. Originally from Australia, lamingtons make a delicious teatime treat: mini cakes, decorated in cherry jam and desiccated coconut, topped with a fresh cherry.
Cherry lamingtons - squares of vanilla sponge cake filled with jam and coated in chocolate and desiccated coconut - Domestic Gothess
Thank you Australia for Lamingtons
Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for triple-chocolate lamingtons // afternoon tea
Lamingtons have long been a favourite in the Aussie kitchen. The traditional chocolate, however, isn't the only flavour that will tantilise your taste buds.
Don't forget to get in the spirit this Australia Day and make your favourite Australia Day foods.