https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/23542/weight-watchers-lamingtons

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This Australia Day, you can still indulge in the usual tasty Aussie treats, with less calories or guilt!

Ingredients

  • * 6 eggs

  • 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar

  • 1/3 cup (50g) cornflour

  • ½ cup (75g) plain flour

  • 1/3 cup (50g) self-raising flour

  • 4 cups (640g) icing sugar

  • ½ cup (50g) cocoa powder

  • 15g Weight Watchers Canola Spread

  • * 1 cup (250ml) skim milk

  • 2 cups (160g) desiccated coconut

  • Note

  • Filling and healthy foods are marked with an asterisk. These foods help fill you up and keep you healthy.

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Lightly spray a 20cm x 30cm baking dish with oil and line with baking paper, allowing it to hang over the 2 long sides.

  • 2.

    Using electric beaters, beat eggs in a medium bowl until thick and pale. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift cornflour, plain and self-raising flours 3 times onto baking paper (see note). Gently fold flour into egg mixture. Spread mixture into prepared tin. Bake for 35 minutes or until springy to the touch.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, line a wire rack with baking paper. Turn cooked cake immediately onto prepared rack to cool.

  • 4.

    Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a medium heatproof bowl. Stir in spread and milk. Place bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (make sure the base doesn’t touch the water). Stir for 2-3 minutes or until smooth and combined. Remove from heat.

  • 5.

    Cut cake into 24 squares. Place coconut in a dish. Using a fork, carefully dip each piece of cake into chocolate mixture. Shake off excess. Food prep: is shake correct description? Toss in coconut. Place on wire rack wire rack over a baking tray to catch any drips. Set lamingtons aside for 1 hour or until set. Serve. Makes 24.

  • Tip:

  • 1.

    Cooled un-iced cake suitable to freeze for up to 1 month or store iced lamingtons in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 5 days.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 327kj
  • Fat Total 6g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 65g
  • Sugar 50g
  • Sodium 35mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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