National Lamington Day - July 21
Fri Jul 21st

National Lamington Day

lia's most popular culinary dish, is celebrated on National Lamington Day on July 21st every year. still spreading the word about this delectable cake. The day also encourages people to eat a lamington.

amington, Governor of Queensland, Australia from 1896 to 1901, receives praise for designing the lamington. The dish at Lamington is made of a sponge cake dipped in chocolate.. The baker sprinkles the cake with fine pieces of coconut after being dipped in chocolate.

Lord Lamington is one of the stories about how the lamington came about. According to one tale, his chef was called up on short notice to feed unexpected guests. With the limited number of ingredients he had on hand, the chef made the cake. Nevertheless, the guests were so impressed by the delectable cake that they requested for the recipe that they asked for the recipe.

For bringing us this delectable cake, another story suggests a mix-up in the kitchen. A maidservant mistakenly converts Lord Lamington's favorite sponge cake into melted chocolate in this tale. However, Lord Lamington suggests coating the chocolate-covered sponge cake with coconut, rather than throwing the food out. In addition to being a delectable treat, the coconut will help keep his fingers from getting tangled. Lord Lamington, who was satisfied, ate the mistakenly baked cake..

The cake first appears in an 1896 newspaper relating to events honoring Lord Lamington. Recipes were soon followed, as well as recipes. recipe for lamington appeared in the Queensland Country Life newspaper as early as 1900. The first recipe for lamington appeared in the Queensland Country Life newspaper as early as 1900.

arity, Aussies and New Zealanders made it one of their top hits as soon as it came out. With strawberry jam in the center and a dollop of whipped cream on top, the delectable delicacy is enjoyed today. Other popular lamington flavors include jaffa, lemon, and raspberry. On Australia Day, the cake is particularly popular.

How to celebrate #nationallamingtonday

This day, people in Australia and New Zealand love to commemorate this day by baking or buying lamington. They eat it as a special treat, or they serve it with tea or for dessert. Bakeries have lamington specials as well as free samples.

To participate:

  • ur own lamington by following these instructions. Make your own lamington using this recipe
  • Read the different accounts of how lamington was created.
  • Learn more about Lord Lamington's past
  • ocial media with #NationalLamingtonDay. Spread the word about the delectable lamington on social media with the hashtag #NationalLamingtonDay

National lamington day is the longest in national lamington day in history

National Lamington Day has been held in Australia since 2006.