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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Chocolate and Coconut Fudge Bars

1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup dessicated coconut (dehydrated & finesly shredded coconut)
1 tablespoon cocoa
185g (6oz) butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate icing:
1 cup icing sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
30g (1oz) butter
1 1/2 tablespoons hot water

Preheat oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Sift dry ingredients into bowl, add melted butter and vanilla, mix well.  Press mixture into greased 28cm x 18cm (11" x 7") cake tin.  Bake in oven 20 minutes.  Cool in tin.  When cold, spread with chocolate icing and sprinkle with coconut.  Cut into bars when icing has set.

Chocolate icing:
Sift icing sugar and cocoa into small bowl, add melted butter and water, mix until the icing is smooth and glossy.

*Recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly's The Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits*

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh thanks for this recipe, you're a life saver! I used to make this as a kid and had a sudden craving for it tonight so went in search of the recipe online. Didn't think i would find it either so what a pleasnt surprise. Will be making them tommorrow, yum!