Authentic Nanaimo Bars

Recipe by green_sleeves
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 24 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bottom Layer'.
  • Melt first three ingredients in the top of a double boiler.
  • Add egg when the butter and cocoa are warm (not hot) and stir hard to cook and thicken and not let the egg scramble .About 1 minute is good.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in crumbs, coconut and nuts.
  • Press firmly into an ungreased 8 X 8 pan.
  • Second Layer:
  • Cream butter, cream, custard powder and icing sugar together well.
  • Beat until light.
  • Spread over bottom layer.
  • Third Layer:
  • Melt chocolate and butter over low heat.
  • Cool.
  • Once cool enough to not melt the middle layer, but still liquid, pour over second layer, tilt pan so it is evenly covered and chill in refrigerator.
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