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Lamingtons
Ingredients:
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 cup flour, plus more for pan
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. kosher salt
½ cup sugar
3 eggs, separated
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 oz. milk chocolate, chopped
½ cup heavy cream
8 oz. unsweeted shredded coconut
Directions:
Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour an 8″ x 8″ baking pan; set aside. 
Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside. 
In a large bowl, whisk sugar and egg whites until soft peaks form. Add butter, egg yolks, and vanilla; fold until combined. Add dry ingredients; fold until smooth. 
Pour into prepared baking pan, smooth top. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 20 minutes. 
Cool 20 minutes. Invert cake onto a rack; cool completely. Cut into 16 squares and set aside.
Place chocolate in a bowl. Boil cream in a 2-qt. saucepan over high heat. Pour over chocolate and let sit for 1 minute. Slowly stir until smooth; set aside. 
Place coconut in a pie dish. Roll cake squares in chocolate, and then roll in coconut; transfer to a rack. Chill until chocolate sets, at least 1 hour.

Lamingtons

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour an 8″ x 8″ baking pan; set aside.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk sugar and egg whites until soft peaks form. Add butter, egg yolks, and vanilla; fold until combined. Add dry ingredients; fold until smooth.
  4. Pour into prepared baking pan, smooth top. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  5. Cool 20 minutes. Invert cake onto a rack; cool completely. Cut into 16 squares and set aside.
  6. Place chocolate in a bowl. Boil cream in a 2-qt. saucepan over high heat. Pour over chocolate and let sit for 1 minute. Slowly stir until smooth; set aside.
  7. Place coconut in a pie dish. Roll cake squares in chocolate, and then roll in coconut; transfer to a rack. Chill until chocolate sets, at least 1 hour.
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    I forgot about lamingtons. Invented by someone searching for a use for stale cake. Aussie genius, that.. They taste like...
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    For everyone who wants to join in Australianess on Saturday make some lamingtons because they are the best food ever.
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