Lamington Cake

Lamington Cake – vanilla sponge cake coated in chocolate and coconut and then filled with strawberry homemade jam and mascarpone and whipped cream frosting. The combination is simply heavenly and simply melts in your mouth. Hope you will try it out and enjoy as much as we did.


Vanilla Sponge Cake

Makes about 10-12 servings

3 eggs
1/3 cup (70g) sugar
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
1/4 tsp (1g) salt
3/4 cup (95g) all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tbsp (20g) butter, melted

Sugar Syrup

1/4 cup (50g) sugar
3 tbsp (50ml) water

Strawberry Filling

9 oz (250g) strawberries, fresh or frozen
1/4 cup (50g) sugar
1 tbsp (15ml) lemon juice

Chocolate Glaze

4 oz (120g) semi-sweet chocolate
5 oz (140g) whipping cream

Mascarpone Frosting

9 oz (250g) Mascarpone cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup (60g) powdered sugar
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup (300g) whipping cream, chilled
1/2 tbsp (5g) gelatin powder
2 tbsp (30g) water

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