Nov 17, 2013

Nanaimo Bars


Bottom layer
1/2 cup unsalted butted
5 tbsp cocoa
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup shredded coconut

Middle layer
2 cups icing sugar
1/4 unsalted butter
2 tbsp + 2 tsp 35% whipping cream
2 tbsp instant vanilla pudding mix
1/2 tsp vanilla

Top layer
4 squares semi sweet chocolate (4 oz), shaved
2 tbsp unsalted butter


Bottom layer
In double boiler heat butter, sugar and cocoa until sugar has dissolved.
Add egg till thickens.
Remove from heat and add graham crumbs and coconut.
Press down in an 8x8 greased pan.
Put in freezer to set.

Middle Layer
Cream together all ingredients for this layer.
Beat till light and fluffy.
Take pan out of freezer and add middle layer on top of bottom layer.

Top layer
Melt chocolate and butter in pot on low heat.
Let cool but still runny.
Pour over middle layer.
Refrigerate to set.

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