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Official Nanaimo Bar Recipe

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • Bottom Layer
  • 1/2 c Unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 5 tb Cocoa
  • 1 c Coconut
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1 3/4 c Graham wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped almonds


Melt first three ingredients in top of a double boiler. Add egg and
stir to cook and thicken. Remove from heat. Stir in crumbs, coconut
and nuts. Press firmly into an ungreased 8x8 pan.

Second Layer 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 Tbls. and 2 tsp cream 2 Tbls.
vanilla custard powder 2 cups icing ( confectioners ) sugar

Cream butter, cream, custard powder and icing sugar together well.
Beat until light. Spread over bottom layer.

Third Layer 4 squares semi sweet chocolate ( 1 oz each ) 2 Tbls.
unsalted butter

Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Cool. When cool but still
liquid pour over second layer and chill in refrigerator.

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