Nanaimo Bars III



12 cup butter, softened
14 cup white sugar
5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 egg, beaten
1 34 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup flaked coconut
12 cup almonds, finely chopped (optional)
12 cup butter, softened
3 tbsp heavy cream
2 tbsp mustard powder
2 cup powdered sugar
1 oz squares semisweet baking chocolate
2 tsp butter


  1. In the top of a double boiler, combine 1/2 cup butter, white sugar and cocoa powder. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Beat in the egg, stirring until thick, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and mix in the graham cracker crumbs, coconut and almonds (if you like). Press into the bottom of an ungreased 8×8 inch pan.
  2. For the middle layer, cream together 1/2 cup butter, heavy cream and custard powder until light and fluffy. Mix in the confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Spread over the bottom layer in the pan. Chill to set.
  3. While the second layer is chilling, melt the semisweet chocolate and 2 teaspoons butter together in the microwave or over low heat. Spread over the chilled bars. Let the chocolate set before cutting into squares.

Source : allrecipes.Com