Canadian Nanaimo Bars | How to make Canadian Nanaimo Bars

By Rekha Unni  |  7th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Canadian Nanaimo Bars, How to make Canadian Nanaimo Bars
Canadian Nanaimo Barsby Rekha Unni
  • Prep Time

    9

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  • Cook Time

    5

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  • Serves

    6

    People

4

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About Canadian Nanaimo Bars Recipe

The Nanaimo bar is one of the popular dessert item of Canadian origin. It is a bar dessert which requires no baking and is named after the city of Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. These bars are absolutely delicious and heavenly in taste

Canadian Nanaimo Bars

Ingredients to make Canadian Nanaimo Bars

  • For the base
  • 60 g semi sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 120 g soft butter
  • 2tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups honey crackers(biscuits) crumbs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • For the Center (filling)
  • 120 g soft butter
  • 4 tbsp custard powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • For Top layer
  • 120 g semi sweet or dark chocolate chopped
  • 4 tbsp soft butter

How to make Canadian Nanaimo Bars

  1. Melt chocolate using double boiler or microwave method, keep stirring every 30 seconds, until the chocolate is almost melted. Continue to stir until it is completely melted.
  2. Add the butter, granulated sugar, vanilla, egg, cracker crumbs and dessicated coconut and mix well. Press evenly into a 9x13 inch pan and chill for 20 minutes.
  3. In another bowl, cream the butter for the filling. Add the custard powder, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Spread the filling evenly over the chilled base. Chill for another 15-20 minutes.
  4. For Top layer: Melt semi-sweet chocolate and the butter using double boiler or microwave method, stirring every 30 seconds until the chocolate is almost melted. Continue stirring until it is completely melted.
  5. Spread evenly over the chilled custard layer. Chill for 6-7 hours or overnight.
  6. Cut into bars and store covered in the refrigerator for a week, or remove from the pan and freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Delicious Nanaimo bars are ready. Serve cold

Reviews for Canadian Nanaimo Bars (1)

Hema Mallik5 months ago

Nice one.
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