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Keto lamington bites (acai berry)

SERVES 36 bites

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes

Ingredients

For the sponge

4 eggs (220-240g approx)

50g erythritol, xylitol or sweetener of choice equivalent

140g blanched almond meal (such as Lucky almond meal)

100g salted butter, melted (for dairy free use refined coconut oil and two pinches of salt)

1/4 tsp xanthan gum

For the lamington

20g (5tsp) erythritol, xylitol or sweetener of choice equivalent

20g acai puree

60g water

60g desiccated coconut

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Finally the keto lamington you've been waiting for! Thermo Foodie and the Chef proving once again you can have your keto cake and eat it too!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Sweet
Servings: 36 bites

Ingredients

For the sponge

  • 4 eggs 220-240g approx
  • 50 g erythritol xylitol or sweetener of choice equivalent
  • 140 g blanched almond meal such as Lucky almond meal
  • 100 g salted butter melted (for dairy free use refined coconut oil and two pinches of salt)
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum

For the lamington

Instructions

To prepare the sponge

  • Preheat oven to 170C (fan forced) and line a 20cmx20cm or equivalent sized tin with baking paper
  • Place eggs and sweetener into the mixer, insert butterfly
  • Whip 4 minutes / speed 3 / mc off
  • Remove butterfly (for bellini users you can continue with the same blade)
  • Sprinkle in the the xanthan gum, and add the almond meal and lastly the melted butter
  • Mix 30 seconds / speed 3 / mc off
  • Pour mixture into lined tin and bake 15-20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean
  • Allow to cool in tin for 15 minutes before attempting to remove
  • Once fully cooled cut into 3cm squares, you should get 36 squares

For the Lamington

  • Combine the xylitol, acai berry puree and water and cook in the mixer 3 minutes / 50 degrees / speed 3 / mc off
  • Working fast, dunk the sponge squares into the liquid then immediately remove and drop into the coconut
  • Immediately roll or toss the coated lamington around to pick up the coconut then set aside and repeat until done
  • Store refrigerated up fo 5 days or frozen up to 3 months, serve straight from the fridge or immediately after making at room temperature

Traditional method conversions

  • Preheat oven to 170C (fan forced) and line a 20cmx20cm or equivalent sized tin with baking paper
  • Whisk eggs and sweetener until pale and fluffy
  • Sprinkle in the the xanthan gum, and add the almond meal and lastly the melted butter
  • Beat until just combined
  • Pour mixture into lined tin and bake 15-20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean
  • Allow to cool in tin for 15 minutes before attempting to remove
  • Once fully cooled cut into 3cm squares, you should get 36 squares

For the Lamington

  • Combine the xylitol, acai berry puree and water and cook until xylitol is dissolved
  • Working fast, dunk the sponge squares into the liquid then immediately remove and drop into the coconut
  • Immediately roll or toss the coated lamington around to pick up the coconut then set aside and repeat until done

Notes

Store refrigerated up fo 5 days or frozen up to 3 months, serve straight from the fridge or immediately after making at room temperature

Nutrition Facts
Keto lamington bites (acai berry)
Amount Per Serving (14 g)
Calories 51.4 Calories from Fat 43
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.8g7%
Saturated Fat 1.8g9%
Sodium 30mg1%
Carbohydrates 0.5g0%
Sugar 0.3g0%
Protein 1.6g3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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