Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Decadent chocolate cake-like bars with smooth and creamy sauce spooned thickly over top.


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Serves:

12-15 servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE-LIKE BARS:

1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
dairy buttermilk
3/4 c
baking cocoa
3/4 c
boiling water
1/4 c
butter or margarine, softened
1/4 c
buttery shortening
2 c
granulated sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour

EGGNOG SAUCE:

1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
cold water
1 1/3 c
milk
1/4 c
granulated sugar
3
beaten egg yolks
1/4 tsp
brandy extract
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
cake-like bars:
Heat oven to 350^. Grease and flour(I use Baker's Joy)a 13x9-inch baking pan.
Stir baking soda into buttermilk in medium bowl; set aside. Stir together cocoa and water until smooth; set aside.
Beat butter, shortening and sugar in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and salt; beat well. Add buttermilk mixture alternately with flour to butter mixture, beating until blended. Add cocoa mixture; blend thoroughly. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 40-45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Serve with eggnog Sauce.
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Eggnog Sauce:
Stir cornstarch and cold water in a saucepan until smooth. Add milk, sugar and egg yolks; beat with a wire whisk until well thickened. Remove from heat; stir in brandy and vanilla. Cool completely. Sprinkle several dashes of ground nutmeg over top.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English