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Lamington Bars Recipe
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|White sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Flaked coconut||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Confectioner' s sugar||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
Calories 989 Calories from Fat 448
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53 g81%
Saturated Fat 35.6 g178.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 101.4 mg
Sodium 137.2 mg5.7%
Total Carbohydrates 129 g43.1%
Dietary Fiber 14.7 g58.6%
Sugars 89.2 g
Protein 14 g28.5%
Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 14.1% Iron 31.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time, blending well after each addition. Stir in chopped nuts. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
Bake 10 - 15 minutes, or just until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Holding ends of waxed paper, lift cookie base out of pan and place on rack. Cool.
To prepare Glaze: In a large bowl, whisk together powered sugar and cocoa until no lumps remain. Add vanilla and 4 tablespoons milk. Add enough of the remaining milk to make a smooth, creamy glaze of medium consistency.
Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper. Place coconut on a large plate. Cut cookie base in 48 (1 1/4 X 2 1/2 inch) strips.
Use a fork to spear cookie rectangles; dip into chocolate glaze, allowing excess to drip back into bowl. Place chocolate dipped cookie on plate of coconut; use 2 forks to turn cookie so that all sides are coated. Place on prepared baking sheet and refrigerate until glaze is set. Store in airtight container at room temperature one week; freeze for longer storage.