Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

Pat Duran


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


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12-15 servings
10 Min
40 Min


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  • 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
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3
    beaten egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp
    brandy extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·

How to Make Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce


  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.
    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.

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About Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English

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