Nanaimo Bars

Photo: ZaShen

A Canadian dessert. Watch out, it's really sweet! Photo from: "Nanaimo Bars, Canada’s Contribution to World Cuisine « Margaret French, Stories."

Yield: 25 servings ( Serving Size: 2 bars )
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Ingredients

  • Base
  • 1/2 (113g) cup(s) melted butter
  • 1/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) cocoa
  • 1 eggs
  • 2 cup(s) graham wafer crumbs
  • 1 cup(s) flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup(s) walnuts (optional) chopped
  • Filling
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter
  • 2 tablespoon(s) custard powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 3 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 2 cup(s) icing sugar sifted
  • Icing
  • 3 (90g) ounce(s) semisweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter

Preparation

  1. Base:
  2. 1. Mix everything together. Press into a 9 inch square pan. Refrigerate while making the filling.

  3. Filling:
  4. 1. Cream together the butter, custard powder and vanilla.
  5. 2. Gradually blend in the milk and icing sugar alternately.
  6. 3. Spread over the base and chill well before icing.

  7. Icing:
  8. 1. Melt the chocolate and butter together.
  9. 2. Spread on chilled mixture
  10. 3. Chill until chocolate sets.

  11. Cut into bars. Store refrigerated. Should be about 50 bars.
February 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ZaShen and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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