A sweet treat that everyone will enjoy


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Ingredients (makes 16 Bars)

  • 125g Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Self-raising Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 Tsp Soft Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Milk (approximate measurement)

Method

  1. Melt butter over low heat, stir in sugar, coconut, sifted flours and cocoa, then lightly beaten egg. Spread mixture evenly over base of well greased lamington tin (28cm x 18cm)
  2. Bake in a preheated 180•C oven for 20 minutes, or until just firm to touch.
  3. Meanwhile, sift icing sugar and cocoa into bowl, stir in butter and enough milk to give a thick paste.
  4. Once the base is ready, spread with icing immediately, stand for 10 minutes, then sprinkle with a little extra coconut. Cut into bars and cool in tin.


  • My grandmother used to make these but I’ve never been able to find a recipe. Thank you

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  • I have not seen or made these in years. It used to be one of my hubby’s favourite things for me to make. I might need to pull it back out again!!

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  • Yum now you are making me hungry. Love to try this recipe. Thanks.

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  • Can’t wait to make these. Look so good. Thanks for the recipe.

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  • Oh yum. I’ve copied this to try it!

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  • I’ve made something similar from women’s weekly beautiful biscuits book – they’re divine!

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  • Will definitely try these for Christmas dessert!!

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  • I made these soon as I looked at the recipe. Easy and yum!

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  • Yummy I just love chocolate and coconut who wouldn’t this looks so good

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  • i want to make these this afternoon. they look great.

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  • LOvely recipe and a YUmmy treat thank you for sharing

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  • This brings back memories of my childhood. Really should make some, maybe next week three birthdays to cater for then.

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  • Oh yum! I need to print this so I can make it on my day off.

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  • These look really tasty i love coconut! These are a great idea for a picnic treat or a bake at home chrissy plate or present!

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  • It looks so delicious! Maybe better to keep it in the fridge now that summer is finally starting? Or do you think it’s not necessary?


    • I keep it in the fridge :)

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