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The Lamington Wreath Is The Easy Aussie Dessert Sweeping Social Media

We've never met a lamington we didn't like which is why a whole wreath of them is the perfect festive dessert.

Following on from the wildly popular pavlova station, another take on a prominent Australian dessert is gaining momentum on social media: the lamington wreath.

The best part is it involves no baking and is highly cost effective, likely to set you back $20 or less for an entire dessert. Winning.

Image: Woolies/Coles Mudcake Hacks Facebook Page

The time saving hack is cropping up in a variety of Australian-based Facebook groups, with many marvelling at the ease involved in making it and sharing photos of their efforts.

The Beyond The Picket Fence Facebook page states "anyone looking for a simple but impressively looking desert for Christmas" can't go past a lamington finger wreath.

All you need is:

  • Packets of lamington fingers
  • Whipped cream
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries

"Join the lamington fingers with whipped cream in the shape of a wreath," the instructions read. "Top with chopped and whole strawberries and cherries."

Image: Woolies/Coles Mudcake Hacks Facebook Page

"Other fruits would look lovely too: raspberries, blue berries, black berries and some fresh mint leaves."

Image: Woolies/Coles Mudcake Hacks Facebook Page

A number of Facebook users have been fans of the easy hack, with many sharing their own versions of the simple dessert.

Image: Woolies/Coles Mudcake Hacks Facebook Page

"Looks good, l do a pav in the shape of a wreath with heaps berries on the top and sprigs of mint," wrote one. 

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"It looks delicious! I might try making it with a bit of booze in it," added another.

We have a feeling lamington wreaths are going to appear on a few family tables come Christmas.

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