Brownies with Raspberry

5 from 6 votes
These Brownies with Raspberry lamington are such a quick and easy way to elevate a standard brownie mix. If you are looking for a way to up your dessert game without too much effort than this is the recipe for you.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

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These Brownies with Raspberry Lamingtons are such a quick and easy way to elevate a standard brownie mix. If you are looking for a way to up your dessert game without too much effort than this is the recipe for you. An Australian favorite that has been adapted to be made easily but not sacrifice that unique texture and taste.

two brownies with raspberry lamington on a white plate topped with whipped cream and surrounded by shredded coconut

Brownies with raspberry topping are an ingenious way to make better brownies from a box. The clever addition of these brownies with the raspberry jam just makes them special. Perfect for a family dinner or guests.


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What We Love About This Recipe

Don’t you love to make something look elegant out of simple ingredients that take very little effort? This brownie with raspberry recipe is exactly that. They come out looking like something in a high end bakery.

  • 50 Minute Dessert: Make the brownies following the box directions than make the topping.
  • Easy Ingredients: The box brownie mix and 4 simple ingredients create this Lamington cake.
  • Family Friendly: They will love the fruity topping and whipped cream.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with frozen whipped topping and other fruits.
a closeup of a brownie with raspberry on a white plate topped with whipped cream and surrounded by shredded coconut

Ingredient Notes

  • Brownies: The best box mix that you enjoy.
  • Raspberry Jam: A jar of raspberry jam, any brand.
  • Unsweetened Coconut: This adds just a little something extra.
  • Heavy Cream: For the whipped topping
  • Sugar: Just a touch, you do not need much to add a little sweetness.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Brownies Raspberry Lamingtons

These are the basic steps for making brownies raspberry lamingtons. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

a collage of four images showing how to make the brownie batter

STEP 1: Make Brownies

First, prepare brownie per package or recipe instructions, let cool and cut into squares (or use brownie pan).

a collage of 4 images showing how to bake the brownies and how to mix the jam and coconut

STEP 2: Make Lamingtons Recipe

Second, mix jam and coconut together until well combined and spread on top of brownies.

a collage of four images showing how to top the brownie with the raspberry mixture and how to make the whipped cream

STEP 3: Whipped Topping

Finally, mix whipped cream ingredients with hand mixer until stiff peaks form, and then use piping bag or simply dollop cream onto lamingtons.

Prep and Storage Tips for Raspberry Brownie Lamingtons

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

These brownies can be made a day or two ahead of time and wrapped in an airtight container. Alternatively, they can be frozen until you are ready to serve.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

The shelf life of raspberry brownies, in a covered airtight container should be about 5 days at room temperature. Wrapped well in plastic wrap will work as well.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze for up to six months and then thaw in the fridge overnight. Top with raspberry mixture and whipped topping prior to serving.

Frequently Asked Question

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE LOWER CALORIE?

Brownie mix like this Livlo Keto Brownie Baking Mix are gluten free, sugar free and low carb. Even a sugar free raspberry jam.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE STORE BOUGHT BROWNIES?

Of course, simply buy store bought brownies and use this recipe to make this dessert.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, make the amount that you need for your gathering. Simply adjust the ingredients accordingly.

WHO MAKES THE BEST BOX BROWNIE?

Truly, it depends on if you prefer chewy or crispy brownies, more chocolatey or fudgy. Here is a breakdown to review.

WHAT ARE LAMINGTONS?

Really the term is used to describe an Australian cake made from squares coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in coconut. The thin mixture is absorbed into the outside of the sponge cake and left to set, giving the cake a distinctive texture.

two brownies with raspberry lamington on a white plate topped with whipped cream and surrounded by shredded coconut

Expert Tips for Making This Brownies with Raspberry

  • Add Nuts or Chips: Elevate your brownies with things such as pecans or walnuts and or chips.
  • Short cut tip: Make the brownies and freeze them until you are ready to make them.
  • Tips: Undercooking your brownies slightly will give them a gooier texture.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Make in your air fryer or instant pot.
  • Drizzle: A chocolate drizzle on top of the brownies in white, dark or milk chocolate. Top with fresh raspberries.

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Brownies with Raspberry

5 from 6 votes
These Brownies with Raspberry lamington are such a quick and easy way to elevate a standard brownie mix. If you are looking for a way to up your dessert game without too much effort than this is the recipe for you.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Brownie mix
  • 1 – 18 oz raspberry jam
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut
  • Whipped topping:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

  • Prepare brownies per package or recipe instructions, let cool and cut into squares (or use brownie pan)
  • Mix jam and coconut together until well combined
  • Spread on top of brownies
  • Mix whipped cream ingredients with hand mixer until stiff peaks form
  • Use piping bag or simply dollop cream onto lamingtons

Expert Tips

  • Add Nuts or Chips: Elevate your brownies with things such as pecans or walnuts and or chips.
  • Short cut tip: Make the brownies and freeze them until you are ready to use them.
  • Tips: Undercooking your brownies slightly will give them a gooier texture.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Make it in your air fryer or instant pot.
  • Drizzle: A chocolate drizzle on top of the brownies in white, dark or milk chocolate.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg

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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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2 thoughts on “Brownies with Raspberry”

  1. 5 stars
    Ah man….my two favorites. Brownies and raspberry. This will be my favorite. Never tasted the two together but I can’t wait to try it.

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