Nainaimo bars i
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:01 AM. Recipe ID 25451. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Nainaimo bars i
Categories: Desserts, Canadian, Usenet
Yield: 24 Bars
1/2 c Butter (or margarine)
1/4 c Sugar, white
4 T Cocoa
2 c Graham wafer crumbs
1 c Coconut
1/2 c Nuts, chopped
1/4 c Butter
3 T Milk
2 T Vanilla custard powder
-(or pudding powder)
2 c Icing sugar, sifted
4 Chocolate squares
1 t Butter
Mix the 1/2 cup butter, white sugar, egg and cocoa. Set over boiling
water and stir until mixture resembles a custard. Combine crumbs,
coconut and nuts. Combine with the butter/sugar mixture, blending
well. Spread and press tightly into a 9 x 9 inch pan.
Cream the 1/4 cup butter, milk, custard powder and icing sugar.
Spread over mixture in pan. Melt the chocolate over hot water; add
butter and blend well. Spread over the icing. Let set. Chill and keep
* A Favorite Canadian sweet -- This comes from a page in an obscure
magazine called something like "Canadian Homemaker_, by way of a
Canadian friend, Steve Deering. This is a traditional Canadian sweet,
much loved and admired. The origin of the recipe seems to be lost in
the mists of time, though everyone seems to agree that it comes from
the town of Nanaimo, in British Columbia.
: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 20 minutes preparation, several hours chilling.
: Precision: measure the ingredients.
: Barry Hayes
: Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
: email@example.com decwrl!glacier.stanford.edu!bhayes
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