Laminations for Australia Day

Wow who knew lamingtons were that easy to make!

I saw three steps and freaked but it was simple and fun to make.

Really looking forward to eating these with family later today with a smooth cup of coffee.


Wasteless Pantry ingredients:

500g (3.5 cups) Utility Cake Mix

400g (2 cups) icing sugar

20g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder

165g (2 cups) desiccated coconut


Extra ingredients needed:

2 small eggs

200ml tepid water

1 Tbsp butter, softened

½ cup boiling water



  1. Mix cake mix with eggs and tepid water
  2. Bake in a wide thin pan at 170C until baked (approximately 30 mins)
  3. Sift icing mixture; add butter and boiling water. Stir until smooth.
  4. Place coconut into dish.
  5. Cut cake into pieces and dip each piece into icing.
  6. Toss in coconut.
  7. Place on a wire rack over baking tray (to catch drips).
  8. Stand 2 hours or until set.