Chocolate, Coconut and Walnut Bars

Chocolate, Coconut and Walnut Bars


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About this recipe: An excellent dessert that can also be enjoyed as a snack. A sweetcrust pastry is topped with a chocolate topping with coconut and walnuts.


Makes: 1 20x30cm tin

  • 115g butter
  • 70g dark brown soft sugar
  • 200g plain flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 330g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 120g desiccated coconut
  • 115g chopped walnuts

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

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 70g dark brown soft sugar until smooth. Stir in the 200g flour. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 20x30cm tin. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and 330g dark brown soft sugar. Stir in the vanilla. Combine the 4 tablespoons flour, cocoa (if desired), baking powder and salt; stir into the egg mixture. Fold in coconut and walnuts. Pour into the pre-baked base.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Cool and cut into squares.

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