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Lamington Parfait

Lamington Parfait

Lamington Parfait

This deconstructed parfait is a delicious dessert that my whole family loves. We often make it for friends and family over the Australia Day weekend.

Serves: 4




  • Cake:
  • 170g almond meal
  • 170g rice-malt syrup, honey or maple syrup
  • 4 large free-range or organic eggs
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or essence
  • Raspberry Coulis:
  • 120g frozen raspberries
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Chocolate Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp cacao (unsweetened Dutch process or raw)
  • 100g coconut oil
  • 2–4 tbsp rice-malt syrup, honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp milk (coconut milk if you’re dairy-free
  • Serve:
  • 300mL cream, whipped (coconut cream if you’re dairy-free)
  • ½ cup flaked coconut, toasted
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line slice tin with baking paper.
  2. In food processor or large bowl, mix all cake ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Pour into lined slice tin and bake for 20 mins or until cooked through.
  4. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  5. To make raspberry coulis, defrost raspberries and blend with water until purée forms. Optionally, pass through sieve to remove seeds if desired.
  6. Place chocolate sauce ingredients in small saucepan and heat over very low heat, stirring until combined.
  7. To assemble, dice half the cake into 3cm pieces.
  8. Layer ingredients in 4 glasses: start with cream, followed by 1 tbsp of coulis, a few squares of cake, a couple of tbsp of chocolate sauce, 1 tbsp flaked coconut, cream, cake, chocolate sauce and coconut and finish with cream, coulis and toasted coconut.
  9. Keep chilled in fridge until ready to serve.
  10. Slice remaining cake and freeze.


Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.