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The Ultimate Nanaimo Bar

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Bottom Layer:
1/2 cup of unsalted butter
1/4 cup of sugar
5 tbsp of cocoa
1 egg, beaten
1 3/4 cups of graham wafer crumbs
1/2 cup of finely chopped almonds
1 cup of coconut

Second Layer:
1/2 cup of unsalted butter
2 tbsp and 2 tsp of cream
2 tbsp of vanilla custard powder
2 cups of icing sugar

Third Layer:
4 squares of semi sweet chocolate (1oz each)
2 tbsp of unsalted butter


Bottom Layer:

Melt the first 3 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:

Cream butter, cream, custard powder and icing sugar together well.

Beat until light.

Spread over the bottom layer.

Third Layer:

Melt the chocolate and butter over low heat.


When cool, but still liquid, pour over the second layer and chill.

Best served at room temperature , stores well in the freezer.

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