Aussie classic no-bake lamington balls

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The Australia Day long weekend is nigh and nobody wants to be wasting it in the kitchen. Whip up a delicious Aussie treat in no time with a few quick grocery cheats, then put your feet up and get busy relaxing.

Using a store-bought pre-made vanilla sponge cake, you’ve cut out all baking from this recipe and cut down on time significantly from the get-go. To save even more time, use a food processor to crumble and blend. Super!Save

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  • Makes : 35
  • Prep time : 15 mins

No-bake lamington balls ingredients

  • 460g plain pre-made, unfilled vanilla sponge cake
  • ⅓ cup of pre-made vanilla frosting
  • 250g dark chocolate melts
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut

Method

  • Break the cake up into pieces and blitz in the food processor until you have fine crumbs.
  • Add the frosting to the crumb mix and process until thoroughly combined and sticking together.
  • Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls and set them on a baking paper lined tray. Put in the freezer for half an hour to cool.
  • Melt the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, in 20 second bursts, stirring between each one. Set yourself up a dip and roll station with the coconut in a big enough container to roll balls in.
  • Dip the ball in chocolate using a fork, drop and roll it in the coconut and then set it back on the cool tray to set. Repeat for all balls.

Notes

  • These lamington balls are best kept in the fridge until you’re ready to eat them – they won’t stand up to our Aussie heat for long!

Browse our recipe section for more great meal ideas and treats to try.

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