Lamington, a traditional Australian dessert

Lamington sponge cake

An iconic chocolate dessert

The lamington sponge cake is a traditional Australian dessert consisting of a sponge cake cube, covered with a layer of chocolate glaze and coated with grated coconut.

Next, we will explain you the traditional recipe.


For the cake:

  • 120 ml of milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 95 g of sugar
  • 125 g flour
  • 95 g soft unsalted butter
  • 100 g of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda

For the coating:

  • 450 g icing sugar
  • 10 g unsalted butter
  • 350 g dried coconut
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 120 ml of milk


The sponge cake dough:

  1. First, you must preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  2. Then, beat the eggs while adding the sugar.
  3. Next, add the milk and vanilla essence, add the flour, baking soda and add the butter to the mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake it for 40 minutes.
  5. Finally, you should let the cake cool.

The chocolate glaze:

  1. Mix cocoa powder and sugar in a saucepan and add milk and butter.
  2. Then, heat the chocolate mixture over low heat, until it reaches a smooth texture.
  3. On the other hand, cut the cake into squares.
  4. Prick each cube with a fork, and with a spoon, cover each of them with the chocolate mixture.
  5. Finally, dip each of the cubes in the grated coconut and let the cubes stand. Your mini cakes are ready!

We hope you cook the lamington sponge cake in the future. It is easy and perfect to cook it with your family or friends.

Finally, if you prefer you can visit Australia and taste the traditional dessert. If you choose this last option, do not forget to apply for TFN Australia. It is a mandatory transaction.

Our favourite vegan restaurants in Byron Bay!

Our favourite vegan restaurants in Byron Bay!

Our favourite choices in Byron Bay

Today, we want to tell you about our favourite vegan restaurants in Byron Bay. Certainly, the coastal town offers a great variety of gastronomy establishments. There are all kinds of food for all kinds of people.

Regarding this topic, the vegan or vegetarian diet is a novelty but many people are joining this type of food. For this reason, we have considered recommending some of the best vegan restaurants that you can locate in Byron Bay.


This place operates as an organic food store, but it also has an excellent juice bar, as well as a selection of lunch options. In addition, they offer organic salads and smoothies with products from their own gardens.

Manna Heaven

This is one of the best restaurants in Byron as it is a 100% vegetarian cafeteria. The menu offers incredible homemade vegan desserts.

Folk Café

This place offers food elaborated with fresh and organic products. There are vegan and veggie options for breakfast and lunch and it is a nice and quiet place.

The Cardamom Pod

The Cardamom Pod restaurant was started 14 years ago. They offer hot and cold vegan and vegetarian dishes with an Indian twist. It is a perfect place to eat a delicious salad.

Finally, we hope when you travel to New Zeland you visit our best vegan restaurants in Byron Bay. Be in mind, that you need to get a TFN online if you want to enter the country.