Easy Lamington Recipe

Hi everyone!

I made these lamingtons yesterday for the Australia Day weekend and they turned out SO delicious that I thought I’d share the recipe with you all! Now keep in mind that this is the cheats version of Lamingtons. There is no sponge in this so it’s not a traditional recipe but I think they actually taste better than traditional lamingtons just quietly..

Here’s what you’ll need:

1x Green’s Butter Cake Mix

2 eggs

3 tblsp butter

2/3 cup milk


2 cups icing sugar

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/2 cup hot water

1 tblsp butter

2 cups desiccated coconut for coating


Mix the butter cake as per the instructions on the box and pour into a greased & lined square 22x22cm tin. Bake for 30-40minutes, the cake is done when it springs back when lightly touched or a skewer comes out clean when inserted. Allow the cake to cool in the tin. Once cool, remove cake from tin and level off the top of the cake with a sharp serrated knife – make sure the cake is completely cool when you do this otherwise it will crumble. Wrap levelled cake tightly in cling wrap and place in the freezer for at least 2 hours.

To make the icing, mix all ingredients together – the icing should be fairly runny but not watery. Remove cake from freezer and cut into squares. Dip squares into icing, allow the excess to drain before rolling in coconut. Allow to set before serving.

These freeze exceptionally well – I just popped mine into snap lock bags.

If you make these please tag me in photos! I’d love to know what you think!

I hope you all have a wonderful week! I’m currently writing up a money saving blog that should be up in the next week or two so keep an eye out for that – you won’t want to miss it 😉

Did you bake anything for Australia Day?

Lots of love,

Kimberly x