Nanaimo bars (canadian)
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:54:24 AM. Recipe ID 16284. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Nanaimo bars (canadian)
Categories: Candies, Desserts
Yield: 1 Servings
1/2 c Butter; unsalted
1/4 c Sugar
5 tb Cocoa powder; unsweetened
1 Egg; beaten
1 3/4 c Graham wafer crumbs
1 c Coconut; sweetened
1/2 c Almonds; finely chopped
1/2 c Butter; unsalt, room temp
3 tb Cream
2 tb Vanilla custard powder (eg.
2 c Icing sugar
4 oz Chocolate; semisweet (4 sq)
2 tb Butter; unsalted
For 1st Layer: Place butter, sugar and cocoa powder in double boiler
over barely simmering water. Stir occasionally till melted. Add egg
and stir to cook and thicken. Remove from heat and stir in graham
wafer crumbs, coconut and almonds. Press firmly in ungreased 8"
square pan. Chill.
For 2nd layer: Cream together butter, cream and custard powder
together in bowl. Gradually beat in icing sugar till light and
fluffy. Spread over first layer. Chill. For Icing: melt chocolate and
butter in top of double boiler over barely simmering water (or in
microwave). Stir to combine. Cool to room temp. Spread evenly over
2nd layer with spatula. Chill. Cut into bars. MAKES: 16-24
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