Chocolate, Ginger And Coconut Slice

If chocolate had to choose just two best mates, they would have to be ginger and coconut. The match-perfect combo is what makes this slice that little bit extra special
By Elle Vernon
Photography Andre Martin • Food styling & Photo Chef Elle Vernon
Chocolate, Ginger And Coconut Slice

Chocolate, Ginger And Coconut Slice

0 from 0 votes








  • Cooking oil spray, to grease

  • 2 cups 2 plain flour

  • 1 cup 1 caster sugar

  • ½ cup ½ desiccated coconut

  • 2 Tbsp 2 cacao powder

  • 1 tsp 1 baking powder

  • 1 tsp 1 ground ginger

  • 200 g 200 butter, melted

  • Gold dust, to decorate

  • Chocolate icing
  • 50 g 50 butter, melted

  • ¼ cup ¼ golden syrup, warmed

  • 1 Tbsp 1 boiling water

  • 2 Tbsp 2 cacao

  • 1 ¼ cups 1 ¼ icing sugar mixture


  • Preheat oven to 160C fan-forced. Grease a 30 x 20cm lamington tin with cooking oil and line base and sides with baking paper.
  • Put flour, sugar, coconut, cacao, baking powder and ginger into a large bowl. Pour in butter. Combine until a crumbly mixture forms.
  • Spoon into prepared tin and press firmly with your hands until a smooth surface forms.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until golden. Set aside in tin for 30 minutes or until cooled to room temperature.
  • To make icing, put all ingredients into a large bowl and stir until smooth. Pour over cooled base and spread to coat. Set aside for 1 hour to allow icing to set. Use a clean dry brush to lightly brush with gold dust. Slice into pieces and serve.

Did you make this recipe?

Tag @marketmag_au on Instagram and hashtag your creation

Not so spicy...

If a subtle ginger flavour isn’t for you, simply leave it out. Easy!

Leave a Review or share your tips!

Your email address will not be published.

What's Trending Now

Hit enter to search or ESC to close

Don't miss a thing!

Get all our latest recipes, cooking tips and tricks, gardening ideas and all things happening in-store at Harris Farm in your inbox every week.