Licorice Lamington’s

Submitted by Yvonne Chapman

Licorice Lamington's

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Serving: 10
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 400g pk soft eating Licorice chopped finely
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 0ne pk moist vanilla cake mix
  • 2 -3 cups Desiccated Cocanut
  • One teaspoon vaills.


  • Place a teatowel under slow cooker lid and switch on high to heat up.
  • Chop Licorice.
  • Add to slow cooker Licorice and boiling water, stir and place lid back on. Stirring every 10 to 15 minutes.
  • On a plate place coconut and cover with plastic wrap.
  • In a bowl mix cake mix according to pack, replacing butter for vegetable oil instead.Adding one teaspoon of vanilla extra. Beat.
  • Keep checking Licorice sauce and stirring. It wont all melt there will still be bits in sauce. Add extra hot water as necessary and stir in to keep a consistent melted chocolate texture.
  • Add cake mix to greased and lined tin. Bake in oven for 18 minutes on 140 fan forced or 160 regular oven.
  • Keep stirring sauce adding more hot water as necessary.Sauce should be a thick but watery texture like melted chocolate. Switch to low on slow cooker and place lid back on.
  • Place cake on cooling rack. When cool slice into little 6cm to 8cm squares.
  • Working quickly, dip cake into hot sauce then roll in coconut, repeat.
  • Place lamingtons in a single layer in fridge for 2 hours to set.

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