Eggless lemingtons

This was the first recipe I tried of my grans.

I love making these beauties although the kitchen sink will have another opinion about this matter. Everything gets coated with chocolate.


IPAD 2015 2140Ingredients:

  • 2 x cups cake flour.
  • 1 x cup castor sugar.
  • ½ x cup cooking oil.
  • 1 x tsp vanilla essence.
  • 1 x tbsp. vinegar.
  • 1 x cup water.
  • 1 x tsp bicarbonate of soda.


  • Mix the cake flour and bicarbonate of soda together in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix the water, sugar, oil and vanilla essence together, till all the sugar has been dissolved.
  • Pour the water mixture into the flour mixture.
  • Whisk until the mixture is smooth and lump free.
  • Pour into a greased square pan and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 20 – 25 minutes or until the cake tester comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool before cutting into squares.

Ingredients for the chocolate coating:

  • 1 x cup water.
  • 1 x cup sugar.
  • 9 x tbsp. cocoa powder.


  • Boil everything together over a low heat until the mixtures doubles in height while boiling.
  • Remove from heat and cool.

Take the squares and dip in the chocolate mixture.

Roll in desiccated coconut and it is ready to be served.

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