Coconut Walnut Bars

    Coconut Walnut Bars


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    This recipe makes a delicious double-layered bar with coconut and chopped walnuts. You can add cocoa powder for a more chocolately treat if you like.

    Serves: 24 

    • 125g butter
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the 1 1/2 cups of flour. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 20x30cm pan. Bake the crust for 15 minutes in the preheated oven until golden.
    3. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and 1 1/2 cups brown sugar. Stir in the vanilla. Combine the 1/4 cup flour, cocoa (if desired), baking powder and salt; stir into the egg mixture. Fold in the coconut and walnuts. Pour into the pre-baked crust.
    4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Cool and cut into squares.

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