Here is how to make Croatian Čupavci. These tasty treats are a European version of the famous Australian Lamingtons. Čupavci are a sponge cake dipped in chocolate sauce and covered with coconut. Simple and tasty.

– Eggs – Sugar – Oil – Milk – All-purpose flour – Baking powder – Salt


Separate egg yolks and whites and mix whites in a firm airy foam.

STEP 1: 

Mix egg yolks and oil with the sugar and easily add flour and baking powder and so as the milk. Add a pinch of salt and gently stir in the egg whites using the spatula.

STEP 2: 

Pour the mixture in a baking tray covered with parchment paper and bake in a heated oven (180°C/350°F) for 20 minutes.

STEP 3: 

Let the sponge cake to rest for half an hour to cool down and then cut it in the same size pieces. I have cut my cake in almost cubic shape but feel free to do rectangles as you like.

STEP 4: 

Quickly dip all sides of the squares into chocolate, then roll them in coconut. It gets a little messy, but the results are worth it. Store the čupavci covered in the refrigerator.

STEP 5: 

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