NANAIMO BARS I
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.
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 4 Tbsp cocoa
- 2 cups Graham wafer crumbs
- 1 cup coconut
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 1/4 cup butter
- 3 Tbsp milk
- 2 Tbsp vanilla custard powder
(or pudding powder)
- 2 cups sifted icing sugar
- 4 squares semisweet chocolate
- 1 tsp 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
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
20 minutes preparation, several hours chilling.
measure the ingredients.
Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Recipe last modified: 19 Dec 86
From: email@example.com (Barry Hayes)
Subject: RECIPE: Nanaimo bars I
Date: 13 Mar 87 04:15:39 GMT
Organization: Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
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