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australia day lamingtons cupcakes

Lamington Cupcakes

A modern take on an Aussie classic
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine Australian
Servings 20 units

Ingredients
  

Batter

  • 240 g flour
  • 200 g sugar
  • 75 g cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut extract

Topping

  • 200 g dark chocolate melts
  • 200 g shaved coconut (use desiccated for a more traditional look)

Instructions
 

  • Sift dry ingredients together
  • Whisk eggs, milk, oil and extract
  • Add dry ingredients to wet in increments, mixing well until smooth
  • Divide batter equally into cupcake molds
  • Bake at 180* for 8 to 12 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean
  • Melt dark chocolate in microwave in increments of 30 seconds, mixing well in between
  • Dip top of cupcake into the dark chocolate
  • Sprinkle shaved coconut on top
Keyword chocolate, coconut, cupcake, dessert, lamington