A luxurious plum-filled Lamington Cake recipe

Horner put his own finger in the pie and pulled out the deed to Mells Manor.

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5 h 30 min

5 h 30 min

12 to 15 ×

½ cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup sugar

½ tsp vanilla

3 eggs, room temperature

1 ¾ cups flour

3 ½ tsp baking powder

½ cup milk

8 plums, pitted and quartered

cup sugar

1 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1 Tbsp orange juice, freshly squeezed

apricot brandy (optional - to taste, adding 1 tsp at a time)

¾ cup heavy cream

2 Tbsp sugar

4 cups icing sugar

½ cup black cocoa

1 Tbsp unsalted butter

½ cup boiling water

4 cups coconut, desiccated or shredded

Dessert

Moderate