Chocolaty almond coconut squares

    Chocolaty almond coconut squares


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    About this recipe: Forget shop-bought, these sweet home-baked squares are out of this world! A digestive biscuit base layered with a creamy coconut mixture then topped with almonds and melted chocolate. Make these yummy treats and get ready for blast-off in 3...2...1!!

    Serves: 12 

    • 110g butter
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 125g digestive biscuit crumbs
    • 110g desiccated coconut
    • 1 (397g) tin sweetened condensed milk
    • 170g plain chocolate chips
    • 50g almonds, chopped

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat an oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Melt the butter in a saucepan; remove from heat and stir in the sugar and digestive biscuit crumbs. Spread the mixture into the bottom of a 20x30cm baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven until slightly firm, about 10 minutes.
    3. Stir the coconut and condensed milk together in a bowl; spread over the baked base and return to oven for 12 minutes more. Set aside to cool at least 10 minutes.
    4. Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over just-barely simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching. Stir the almonds into the melted chocolate; spread evenly over the cooled coconut layer. Allow to cool until the chocolate sets.

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