Cherry Jam and Coconut Lamingtons recipe

Get ready to satisfy your sweet cravings with this delightful Cherry Jam and Coconut Lamingtons recipe!  These fluffy bites of heaven are perfect for any occasion. Let’s dive into the kitchen and whip up some magic!


• 1 cup cherry jam
• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 2 large eggs
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 cup milk
• 2 cups desiccated coconut
• 4 cups powdered sugar
• 1/2 cup boiling water
• A few drops of red food coloring (optional)


. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×9-inch baking pan.
. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and add the vanilla extract.
. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, alternating with the milk, until well combined.
. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
. Allow the cake to cool completely, then cut it into small squares.
. In a separate bowl, mix the cherry jam until smooth. You can add a few drops of red food coloring for a deeper color.
. Dip each cake square into the cherry jam, ensuring it’s well coated.
. Roll the jam-coated squares in desiccated coconut until they are completely covered.
. Place the lamingtons on a wire rack to set for a few hours.
. Serve and enjoy these delicious Cherry Jam and Coconut Lamingtons!

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