Chocolate Bars

Jennette Canto


Gooey, chocolatey bars. Perfect for a crowd


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min


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  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 5 Tbsp
    baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2

  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 5 tsp
    baking cocoa
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 1/2 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • 1 c
    crushed, toasted almonds (optional)

How to Make Chocolate Bars


  1. In small pot bring water, butter and oil to a boil.
  2. In a mixing bowl (not plastic) , mix flour, sugar, cocoa and soda.
  3. Stir in hot liquids, stirring well until sides let go of bowl. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla, then beat in eggs well.
  4. Pour into greased cookie sheet (approx 11"x 17" or a bit smaller) with sides at least 1 inch. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, depending on size of pan.I
  5. Frosting: Bring butter, cocoa and milk to a boil, then remove from stove. Stir in confectioner's sugar anc crushed almonds. Spread on cake while still very warm. Cool before cutting up. Keep in fridge, especially on hot days.

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About Chocolate Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern

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