Cake Slice Bakers: Shannon Bennett’s Lamingtons

So this was my first month with the group, and it’s been a busy one with a lot of changes happening!

Anyways, I chose to make Shannon Bennett’s Lamingtons (even though I pretty much despise petit four type cakes, and this very much qualified!). The fact that I had everything in the house to make these won out after some debate for the month’s choices.

I made these little Australian cakes pretty much exact to the recipe.ย  They consist of a sponge cake filled with whipped cream and raspberry jam, dipped in a chocolate glaze with coconut flakes covering them. Yum!IMG_1971a

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Thanks for a great month with the Cake Slice Bakers! Already looking forward to May’s cake.


We continue to bake from “World Class Cakes” by Roger Pizey!

This month’s cake choices are…

  • Japanese Strawberry Shortcake, pg. 28
  • Shannon Bennett’s Lamingtons, pg. 188
  • Pistachio and Lemon Cake, Pg. 78
  • Turkish Yogurt Cake, pg. 86

Please click below to visit our members and see what cake choice they baked up!

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10 thoughts on “Cake Slice Bakers: Shannon Bennett’s Lamingtons

  1. Hi Sarah, A Big Welcome to the Cake Slice Bakers! This was my first choice but ended baking another cake. I am glad you found the Lamingtons yummy!

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  2. oohh they look so lovely!! I made them once, and once only. Mr Kipling does a decent version so I’ll just leave it to him!! Ha!! Welcome aboard The CSB!! Delighted to have you here ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. So glad that you are baking with the Cake Slice Bakers. What an entry into the group – beautiful lamingtons. As an Aussie, I’ve certainly had my fair share of lamingtons over the years, and although they are messy to make, they are so worth it.

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