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Nanaimo Bar

 
One serving costs about $0.51

$0.51 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

16 antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:10%

Spoonacular Score: 10%

 

Nanaimo Bar might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. For 51 cents per serving, this recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 16 servings with 327 calories, 3g of protein, and 9g of fat each. If you have almonds, cocoa, butter, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 15%. This score is rather bad. Try Nanaimo Bars, Nanaimo Bars, and Nanaimo Bars for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups almonds
almonds
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps cocoa
cocoa
1 cup
1 cup coconut
coconut
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps custard powder
custard powder
1
1  egg
egg
1.25 cups
1.25 cups graham cracker crumbs
graham cracker crumbs
2 cups
2 cups icing sugar
icing sugar
4 oz
4 oz semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet chocolate
2.67 cups
2.67 cups sugar
sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
0.5 cups almonds
0.5 cups
almonds
5 Tbsps cocoa
5 Tbsps
cocoa
1 cup coconut
1 cup
coconut
2 Tbsps custard powder
2 Tbsps
custard powder
1  egg
1
egg
1.25 cups graham cracker crumbs
1.25 cups
graham cracker crumbs
2 cups icing sugar
2 cups
icing sugar
4 oz semi-sweet chocolate
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate
2.67 cups sugar
2.67 cups
sugar
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
2 Tbsps
unsalted butter

Equipment

double boiler
double boiler
frying pan
frying pan
double boiler
double boiler
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Melt first 1/2 cup butter, sugar and cocoa in top of double boiler. Add egg and stir to cook and thicken. Remove from heat. Stir in crumbs, almonds and coconut. Press firmly into an ungreased 8" x 8" pan.
  2. Cream 1/2 cup butter, cream, custard powder, and icing sugar together well. Beat until light. Spread over bottom layer.
  3. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Cool. Once cool, but still liquid, pour over second layer and chill in refrigerator.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.51
Ingredient
½ cups almonds
5 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup coconut
2 tablespoons custard powder
1 egg
1.25 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cups icing sugar
4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
2.6666666666666665 cups sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Price
$1.28
$0.40
$0.18
$0.53
$0.24
$1.16
$0.77
$2.55
$0.73
$0.24
$8.08

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free brand of graham crackers.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Don't despair if you don't have powdered sugar on hand. All you need is granulated sugar and a good blender. Pour in the granulated sugar and blend at a high speed until you have a powder.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
327 Calories
2g Protein
9g Total Fat
61g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
327
16%

Fat
9g
14%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
61g
20%

  Sugar
52g
58%

Cholesterol
19mg
6%

Sodium
55mg
2%

Caffeine
9mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
6%

Manganese
0.33mg
17%

Copper
0.22mg
11%

Magnesium
38mg
10%

Fiber
2g
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Phosphorus
82mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.1mg
6%

Zinc
0.68mg
5%

Selenium
2µg
4%

Potassium
140mg
4%

Calcium
30mg
3%

Vitamin B3
0.53mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
2%

Folate
8µg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.15mg
1%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin A
66IU
1%

Vitamin B12
0.06µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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