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NATIVE FOOD MONTH: PHILLIPPA’S BAKERY LAMINGTONS

NATIVE FOOD MONTH: PHILLIPPA’S BAKERY LAMINGTONS

INGREDIENTS

800g sponge approx. 4cm high, 24x34cm approx

8 eggs

350g caster sugar

220g corn flour

7g bicarb

10g cream tartar

5g vanilla

40ml water

500g plum jam

10 drops Davidson plum extract

500g toasted flaked coconut

45g Davidson plum freeze-dried powder

525g white chocolate

560g pure cream

METHOD

For the sponge:

Mix together jam and extract

Trim edges off sponge, split sponge in half horizontally and spread with plum jam. Sandwich sponge together and cut into 30 cubes (5×6)

For the coating:

Mix together the flaked coconut and Davidson plum powder.

For the White Chocolate Ganache:

Place finely chopped chocolate in small heatproof bowl. Set over warm water on low heat (water should not touch bottom of bowl). Stir very frequently until almost melted. Remove from heat; stir until smooth.

In small saucepan over low heat, heat cream just to a simmer, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; add two-thirds of hot cream to melted white chocolate.

Gently stir to incorporate, then beat until smooth. Gradually stir in remaining cream.

Assembly:

Dip the sponge squares in white chocolate and roll in coconut mixture. Leave to dry on a wire rack.

PHILLIPA’S BAKERY LAMINGTONS

Recipe and image supplied by The Australian Superfood Co.