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Canadian Chocolate Bars (Nanaimo Bars) Four Ways



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MOCHA NANAIMO BARS
Serves 9 bars

INGREDIENTS
CRUST
½ cup butter
¼ cup sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa powder (you can add 1 tbsp of instant coffee if you want a stronger mocha flavor)
1 egg, beaten
1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup sliced almonds, chopped
½ flaked coconuts

MIDDLE LAYER
½ cup softened butter
2 tablespoons custard powder
5 teaspoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons instant coffee
2 cups powdered sugar

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
2 tablespoons butter
6 ounces chocolate

Cocoa powder, for garnish

PREPARATION
CRUST
In a bain-marie, melt the butter, sugar, and cocoa powder.
Stir in the egg and keep stirring for a minute until the mix thickens.
Remove the bowl from heat.
Add the graham cracker crumbs, the almonds (chopped finely), and the coconut flakes.
When well mixed, pour into an 8 x 8-inch pan and flatten until you get an even layer.

MIDDLE LAYER
Cream the custard powder, softened butter, cream, and instant coffee until smooth.
Add the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
Pour mixture on top of the crust and spread it until you get an even layer.

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
In a bain marie, slowly melt the chocolate and the butter.
Cool it down a little bit then pour over middle layer.
Chill the bars for at least 3 hours.
Cut them into 9 even squares and sprinkle each one with cocoa powder.
Enjoy!

GINGERSNAP NANAIMO BARS
Serves 9 bars

INGREDIENTS
CRUST
½ cup butter
¼ cup sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 egg, beaten
1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup sliced almonds, chopped
½ flaked coconuts

MIDDLE LAYER
½ cup softened butter
2 tablespoons custard powder
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
5 teaspoons heavy cream
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
1 cup gingersnap crumbs

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
2 tablespoons butter
6 ounces chocolate

Coarse gingersnap crumbs for garnish

PREPARATION
CRUST
In a bain-marie, melt the butter, sugar, and cocoa powder.
Stir in the egg and keep stirring for a minute until the mix thickens.
Remove the bowl from heat.
Add the graham cracker crumbs, the almonds (chopped finely), and the coconut flakes.
When well mixed, pour into an 8 x 8-inch pan and flatten until you get an even layer.

MIDDLE LAYER
Cream the custard powder, softened butter, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and cream together until smooth.
Add the powdered sugar and gingersnap crumbs and mix until smooth.
Pour mixture on top of the crust and spread it until you get an even layer.

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
In a bain marie, slowly melt the chocolate and the butter.
Cool it down a little bit then pour over middle layer.
Chill the bars for at least 3 hours.
Cut them into 9 even squares and sprinkle each one with coarse gingersnap crumbs.
Enjoy!

COCONUT NANAIMO BARS
Serves 9 bars

INGREDIENTS
CRUST
½ cup butter
¼ cup sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 egg, beaten
1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup sliced almonds, chopped
½ flaked coconuts

MIDDLE LAYER
½ cup softened butter
2 tablespoons custard powder
3 tablespoons coconut milk
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
2 tablespoons butter
6 ounces chocolate

Shredded coconut for garnish

PREPARATION
CRUST
In a bain-marie, melt the butter, sugar, and cocoa powder.
Stir in the egg and keep stirring for a minute until the mix thickens.
Remove the bowl from heat.
Add the graham cracker crumbs, the almonds (chopped finely), and the coconut flakes.
When well mixed, pour into an 8 x 8-inch pan and flatten until you get an even layer.

MIDDLE LAYER
Cream the custard powder, softened butter, and coconut milk until smooth.
Add the powdered sugar and the shredded coconut and mix until smooth.
Pour the mixture on top of the crust and spread it until you get an even layer.

CHOCOLATE GANACHE
In a bain marie, slowly melt the chocolate and the butter.
Cool it down a little bit then pour over middle layer.
Chill the bars for at least 3 hours.
Cut them into 9 even s

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Spud 1001
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Spud 1001

I'm Australian is there an Aussie substitute?

Aliana Eustaquio
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Aliana Eustaquio

This is meant for @Laurendiy and her #snacksquad

Fatima Alarcon Santana
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Fatima Alarcon Santana

spanish videos please ???

Lone Pup
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Lone Pup

When ur mouth is watering and u make a line of drool ??????????

YeskelaKing!
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YeskelaKing!

here in Canada, we make our Nanaimo bars special, we always use the original recipe, because it is always the best.

Waheead Waheead
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Waheead Waheead

good it's tasty and the best recipe

TerrellReacts
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TerrellReacts

Eat arce

Hammy Technoid
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Hammy Technoid

Custard Powder?

Hammy Technoid
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Hammy Technoid

My Diabetes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Akane Tobuso
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Akane Tobuso

The only thing that could make this better would be a big cold bowl of kraft dinner

Noa Bensusan
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Noa Bensusan

Tasty !

Jessica Sharma
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Jessica Sharma

@Tasty can we melt coconut oil and chocolate instead of butter and chocolate

Lucy Lum
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Lucy Lum

I hate Nanaimo bars and I live in Nanaimo

Elizabeth Lingurar
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Elizabeth Lingurar

What?! Four way Nanaimo bars?! No way! What?! There's… like… only one good Nanaimo bar! There's… I might have to try these.

Adam Marsh
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Adam Marsh

This has David Seymour written all over it

ChiaraAlcantara
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ChiaraAlcantara

who else has lived in canada their whole life and never eaten one of these

Emajesti Thomas
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Emajesti Thomas

I'm Finna eat my screen

tommygirl20247
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tommygirl20247

love regular Nanaimo bars from superstore, but damn are they rich and sweet. I can barely finish one bar

beebikinis
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beebikinis

What's Gingersnap? ?

Rhiannon Gray
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Rhiannon Gray

I'd make the coffee one without the almonds in the base

mttagrey
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mttagrey

I'm a slut for Nanaimo bars

ave jones
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ave jones

ok!

Pilgrim AJ
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Pilgrim AJ

red velvet four ways pls

Julia Harrach
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Julia Harrach

what is custard powder?

Nicola Petrea
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Nicola Petrea

its the BEST EVER!!!!!!!!!! SOO YUMYYYYYYYYYYY

kaka belieber of JB
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kaka belieber of JB

The last one!!

roberto alons
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roberto alons

instead of instant coffee, can I use common coffee?? Or it will give it a bad lumpy flavour? Thanks for the awesome recipes!

rising RR
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rising RR

when you only watch tasty vids for satisfaction

Queen Taco17
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Queen Taco17

thay all look so good

Deara Putri
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Deara Putri

cool!!?

Kumaran Ram
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Kumaran Ram

Im from Canada and I have no IDEA what those are, but they do look gooood!!!!!!!

Willow Violet
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Willow Violet

What's custard powder? Could it be replaced with Jell-o mix?

Feline Nerdy
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Feline Nerdy

A Nanaimo bar without coconut…? What…?

Myriam Mailloux
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Myriam Mailloux

Am I the only Canadian who has never seen this before?

Sophie Wysocki
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Sophie Wysocki

Could you make it without the almonds or coconut?

ThatCrazyLemon27
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ThatCrazyLemon27

I'm absolutely LOVING all of these except for the birthday cake one

Jayjakejim
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Jayjakejim

David should do this!

Anna DIY
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Anna DIY

Bday cake is the best

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???????????…

Sasha Beez
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Sasha Beez

What's up with the 80's port music !?

Raven Walker
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Raven Walker

Instead of." oh yeah " i be like HELL YEAH BABY !!!!! ????????????????????????????????? lol

Drowning
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Drowning

the last on kinda looks like barfi idk

sam
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sam

I gained 10 pounds just by watching this.

Gabrielle Vega
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Gabrielle Vega

Is it fine to eat it like that because there is raw egg in it

MCWaxC -
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MCWaxC -

I want to fuck a pee stained moist blanket.

zomgseriosuly
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zomgseriosuly

I CAN'T STOP THINKING OF HOMESHAKE

Mr Turtle TheTurtle
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Mr Turtle TheTurtle

Everything that's not American seems really good XD

KaylaxKyuquot Studios
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KaylaxKyuquot Studios

Square Diabetes… xD

Eunhasgf
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Eunhasgf

whats up with the seductive music lol

DDomster
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DDomster

no cookies and cream?