RECIPE: Eggless lamingtons

Something sweet for people who are fasting and don't eat eggs.


- 2 x cups cake flour.

- 1 x cup castor sugar.

- ½ x cup cooking oil.

- ½ x tsp salt.

- 1 x tsp vanilla essence.

- 1 x tbsp. white vinegar.

- 1 x cup water.

- 1 x tsp bicarbonate of soda.

- Desiccated coconut for rolling.


- Sift together, salt, flour and bicarbonate of soda.

- In another bowl, beat sugar, water, oil , vinegar and vanilla essence together.

- And the water mixture to the flour mixture.

- Mix well till everything is well combined.

- Pour into a greased cake tin.

- Bake in a preheated oven @180 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes or until the golden and the top pick comes out clean

Ingredients for the chocolate icing:

- 1 x cup water.

- 1 x cup castor sugar.

- 9 x tbsp. cocoa powder.

Method for icing:

- Mix all the ingredients in a pot.

- Let the pot boil and the contents bubble and boil ( the mixture should rise and almost be ready to boil out over the top of the pot).

- Remove from heat and let cool.

- Once cool, cut the cake into squares.

- Dip the squares in the coco mixture let the excess coco mixture drip off.

- Roll into the coconut.

- Place on a cooling rack, which prevents the coconut on the bottom on the cake from becoming mushed up….enjoy with a cup of tea