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Recipe: Delicious Nanaimo Bars (Canada's other favourite dessert!)

    Nanaimo Bars (Canada's other favourite dessert!).

    You can cook Nanaimo Bars (Canada's other favourite dessert!) using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

    Ingredients of Nanaimo Bars (Canada's other favourite dessert!)

    1. It’s of square baking tray, or similarly sized.
    2. It’s of — Bottom Layer —.
    3. Prepare of butter (1/2 cup).
    4. It’s of white sugar (1/4 cup).
    5. Prepare of cocoa (5 tablespoons).
    6. It’s of egg (beaten).
    7. You need of graham cracker crumbs (1 1/4 cups).
    8. You need of coconut.
    9. Prepare of — Filling —.
    10. It’s of butter (1/2 cup).
    11. You need of heavy cream (2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons).
    12. You need of custard powder (2 tablespoon).
    13. It’s of icing sugar (about 2 cups).
    14. It’s of — Top Layer —.
    15. It’s of milk or semi-sweet chocolate (4 oz).
    16. It’s of butter (2 tablespoon).

    Nanaimo Bars (Canada's other favourite dessert!) instructions

    1. For the bottom layer, melt your butter, white sugar and cocoa in a double boiler (this is a second pot sitting on top of a pot with gently boiling water in it)..
    2. Remove from the heat, and add the egg, and stir until the mixture thickens. Then stir in crumbs, coconut, and nuts..
    3. Press mixture into your pan using a rubber spatula..
    4. For the filling, cream together the butter, cream, custard powder, and icing sugar. Beat this until it has a light consistency, and then spread on top of the bottom layer. If your butter is too hard to cream, you can melt it in advance..
    5. Spread on top of the bottom layer..
    6. For the top layer, melt the chocolate and the butter together with your double boiler and mix, once combined remove from heat..
    7. Let it cool, and while still liquid spread it over the filling layer..
    8. Cover your tray with plastic wrap, and place in the fridge to cool for at least an hour or two..
    9. Cut into pieces, and serve cold with tea or coffee. Enjoy!.