Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Winter Olympic Games are coming to BC - Nanaimo Bars Challenge

The January Daring Bakers Challenge was hosted by Lauren of Celiac Teen. Lauren Choose Gluten Free Graham Wafers and Nanaimo Bars for the challenge. She based her sources on 101 cookbook and
It was a very nice challenge as I like to do everything from scratch..
though I didn't do the gluten free wafers, I used my own recipe for the wafers. Its an amazing recipe with wonderful flavour.
the Recipe for the Nanaimo Bars was overly sweet to my taste, and because it was a challenge I followed Lauren Recipe and not my own.

a mix of milk and semi sweet chocolate

Dark Chocolate for me

With open arms , we welcome every one to Canada

Homemade Graham Crackers:
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup untoasted wheat germ
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1cup unsalted butter - melted
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp good quality honey
in a food processor mix well to combine. Divide into four sections, roll between parchment or plastic paper to 1/8 inch cut the cookies either with a pizza roller, or rectangular cookie cutter. Bake in preheat 350F oven for 8-10 minutes.

the best Graham Crackers Cookies you tasted. You will stop buying the store brand.
Makes around 877 gms.

if you use lots of flour like me, couple bay leaves between your flour is garuanteed to keep humidity or insects away


Sue Sparks said...

Great job on the bars! I really like you writing your blog name on the graham crackers and the Olympic rings on the bars! :)

Heather said...

Your bars look great and very delicious. Good job!

tasteofbeirut said...

Bars look great and alluring and thanks so much for the Graham crackers recipe! I love these and did not have a reliable recipe till now!
Can't wait for your post on kibbe arnabieh!
By the way, do you know why it is called arnabieh?

Lauren said...

Your bars look wonderful! I love the Canada ones with the rings and the maple leaf - very creative! Wonderful job on my challenge =D.

Lisa said...

Arlette, I knew you would have the up and up on Nanaimos since you're in Canada, and I love your Olympic tribute to them! Beautifully done as always, my friend :)

ღ♥ღ alyaman ღ♥ღ said...

bravoooooo Arleta
It was a very nice challenge wiTh very nice friends :D