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These delectable morsels are best sellers at Australian bake sales and a great accompaniment to afternoon tea.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2002



Cook's Notes

Seal leftovers in an airtight container and keep them for up to two days. The cakes should be made a day in advance and chilled or frozen before icing.

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  • Teapot_Collector
    3 MAR, 2008
    It might have surprised Lady Lamington, the wife of a Victorian governor in Queensland, Australia, to learn that her name would be immortalized Down Under as a petit four. She probably wouldnn n n n n n t have minded though, invented legend has it, in the govenorn n n n n n s kitchen as a way to use leftover cake, these squares of sponge cake, dipped in chocolate and then rolled in coconut are perennial best sellers at Australian bake sales and are the preferred accompaniment to afternoon tea. MSL April 2002

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