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Tim Tamington Recipe

  • Servings: 11
  • Occasion: Dessert, Entertaining
  • Cooking time: -
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Chill time: Overnight

Need inspiration for Australia Day or any day? You cannot miss this twist on the Lamington known at Arnott's as the Tim Tamington.


  • Ingredients
  • 200g packet Tim Tam Original
  • 1 litre tub vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • , cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup boiling water


Step 1 Remove whole container of ice cream onto a chopping board. Cut ice cream into 11 6cm x 3cm rectangle size pieces. Place on a tray lined with baking paper. Freeze for 1 hour or until firm.

Step 2 One at a time, cut Tim Tams in half, horizontally, with a small sharp knife. Sandwich with one piece of ice cream. Place on a tray lined with baking paper. Repeat with remaining biscuits and ice cream to make 11 sandwiches.

Step 3 Freeze for at least 4 hours, or until very firm.

Step 4 To make icing, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir well to combine. Cool slightly.

Step 5 One at a time, dip biscuit sandwiches into icing, allowing excess to drip away, then into coconut to coat. Return to tray. Freeze until firm.

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