Nanaimo Bars and Prosecco

If you haven’t had a nanaimo bar, you are missing out!

Wine Pairing:  Try any Prosecco, based on your budget for this Italian Sparkling Wine

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preparation:

Place softened butter, sugar, cocoa, vanilla and egg in bowl. Set the bowl in a dish of boiling water. Stir well until butter has melted and mixture resembles thin custard.

Combine graham wafer crumbs, coconut and nuts, blending well. Add to custard mixture. Pack evenly in 9-inch square pan, spread with icing.

Icing – Cream 1/4 cup butter, add 3 tablespoons milk which has been combined with 2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder. Blend in 2 cups icing sugar. Spread over chocolate base, let stand about 15 minutes or so to harden somewhat.

Then melt 4 square semi-sweet chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter and spread over custard icing. When set, cut into bars.

Recipe courtesy of Company’s Coming

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