Chocolate Bars (oven version)

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

Oven temp: 350 degrees F


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
about 20 bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
grated orange or lemon peel

FILLING

1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips

TOPPING

3
eggs
3/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon juice or 3 tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp
grated orange or lemon peel
1 dash(es)
nutmeg
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
powdered sugar, for garnish

EQUIPMENT

pregreased 8-inch square baking pan

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2Measure flour and baking powder into a bowl.

3Add butter and, either with pastry blender or fingers, blend butter into flour mixture until consistency of cornmeal.

4Add powdered sugar and orange or lemon peel.

5Press mixture evenly onto bottom of a pre-greased 8-inch square baking pan.

6Prebake crust for about 7 minutes at 350 degrees F.

7Spread chocolate chips over hot crust.

8As soon a chips melt, spread chocolate evenly over crust. If chips don't melt quickly, put pan back in the oven for a few minutes.

9Combine all remaining ingredients in a bowl.

10Mix thoroughly.

11Pour mixture over chocolate layer.

12Bake at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned.

13Cool.

14Dust with powdered sugar.

15Cut into even squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American