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Strawberry or Raspberry jam for filling lamingtons


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#1 PrincessPeach

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:03 PM

So, total fluff for this evening - do you prefer strawberry or raspberry jam as the filling for your lamington?



#2 ~J_F~

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:05 PM

Who puts jam in lamingtons??

#3 PrincessPeach

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:08 PM

The fancy kind - jam & cream filled.

DH & I are having a debate over which it is.

#4 purplekitty

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:08 PM

Raspberry.

#5 gettin my fance on

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:08 PM

If I was inclined to put jam in lamingtons, I would probably do raspberry jam, but I would warm and strain to remove as many seeds as I could first.

#6 ~J_F~

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:10 PM

So I had to google because I am bored and it’s Friday night.

The recipes say strawberry and I agree.

I only like strained raspberry jam though, so that colours my answer!!

But I still think jam in lamingtons is weird!!

#7 BornToLove

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:23 PM

My preference is seedless raspberry jam. Such a pain to make, I usually just buy seedless.

#8 Chocolate Addict

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:28 PM

I prefer raspberry but will eat strawberry too, cos I lurve lamingtons :p

#9 hills mum bec

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:32 PM

No jam!

#10 dadwasathome

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:41 PM

Neither. But raspberry if you really must

#11 JomoMum

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:49 PM

No jam! Lots of cream.

#12 Clementinerose

Posted 20 September 2019 - 08:56 PM

Raspberry definitely

#13 raspberry sherbert

Posted 20 September 2019 - 09:10 PM

Raspberry

#14 born.a.girl

Posted 20 September 2019 - 09:10 PM

Definitely no jam. That's cruel and unusual punishment for a good lamington.

#15 Kiwi Bicycle

Posted 20 September 2019 - 09:17 PM

You mean when they partially slice it open, stuff it with whipped cream and then put a tiny cherry like dab on top? It's always been raspberry from what I remember.

#16 can'tstayaway

Posted 20 September 2019 - 09:21 PM

No jam ideally. Strained raspberry if you must.

I’ve given up making my own. I can not ice them without the cake crumbling and turning into a mess.

#17 IamtheMumma

Posted 20 September 2019 - 09:31 PM

A lamington, by design, is perfect as is. No jam, no cream. Just a cuppa to wash it down.

#18 Yetski

Posted 20 September 2019 - 10:06 PM

No Jam!!

#19 #YKG

Posted 20 September 2019 - 11:21 PM

I hate coconut so don’t really like Lamingtons.

If I had to eat one I’d say raspberry jam to kill the coconut taste.

#20 Holidayromp

Posted 21 September 2019 - 06:25 AM

Chantilly cream is better.

#21 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:58 AM

Any jam as long as there aren’t any chunks of fruit. Has to be smooth.

#22 Navy Blue

Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:34 AM

Definitely jam, ideally that fake jam that's in donuts.

I wish that was sold separately I'd eat it straight yum.

#23 Team Awesome

Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:57 AM

I don’t make only buy.
Strawberry for in it. Definitely needs to be the seedless variety.

Family requests raspberry jelly for lamington trifle I make though. (I’m not a trifle fan so it doesn’t matter to me)

#24 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 21 September 2019 - 11:53 AM

View PostNavy Blue, on 21 September 2019 - 10:34 AM, said:

Definitely jam, ideally that fake jam that's in donuts.

I wish that was sold separately I'd eat it straight yum.

You’re welcome
https://www.spotligh...-jam/BP80422713

You can also buy it by the bucket load from bakers supply stores.
I used to work in woolies and they had buckets of the stuff (back when supermarket bakeries were actual bakeries)

#25 born.a.girl

Posted 21 September 2019 - 02:40 PM

View PostNavy Blue, on 21 September 2019 - 10:34 AM, said:

Definitely jam, ideally that fake jam that's in donuts.

I wish that was sold separately I'd eat it straight yum.


:)  You can buy it in 25kg buckets from foodservice wholesalers.

Water, sugar, colouring, flavour, thickener.  You could make it yourself, you know.




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