Mocha Marmalade Shortbread Bars

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

From Sunset Magazine. 1 cup of chocolate chips may be substituted for the chocolate. Prep time does not include chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together until smooth.
  3. Add egg yolk and beat until well-blended.
  4. Combine flour, coffee, baking powder and salt.
  5. Stir into butter mixture, and beat until well-blended.
  6. Press into bottom of a 9"x13" baking pan.
  7. Bake until lightly browned, 15-18 minutes.
  8. Spread marmalade over warm crust.
  9. Let cool completely.
  10. Meanwhile, in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, heat chocolate and cream together, stirring often, until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth.
  11. Spread evenly over marmalade and chill until chocolate is firm to the touch, about 30 minutes.
  12. Cut into bars.


Most Helpful

I really liked this. I left out the finely ground coffee, personal tastes like burned toast to me...and I used sweet orange marmalade. Thanks Chocalatl for posting!

Mean Mary July 09, 2010

Just discovered this recipe recently. This is a wonderful combination. Of course loving anything with marmalade helps and chocolate and orange make good partners. This for a difference square to add to my bulging files!

waynejohn1234 July 08, 2010

Anice chocolate flavor here, as I did use the semi-sweet chocolate. Easy to make, and did taste the coffee in this, though next time I make these I may increase the amount of coffee.. just a personnal preference. Made for Zaar Stars (24 hr. rule)

weekend cooker May 24, 2010

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