Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-15 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

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.

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About Chocolate Bars with Eggnog Sauce

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English




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