Crunchy Cornflakes, coconut and chocolate bars

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Ingredients:-

For the crunchy corn flakes layer:-

  1. Corn flakes – 3/4 cup; coarsely crushed
  2. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  3. Brown sugar – 1/2 cup.; packed
  4. Unsweetened cocoa powder – 1 tbsp.
  5. Plain flour – 3/4 cup
  6. Baking powder – 1/2 tsp.
  7. Melted butter – 87 grams

For the chocolate icing:-

  1. Butter – 10 grams,softened
  2. Cocoa powder – 1.5 level tbsps.
  3. Icing sugar –3/4 cup; sifted
  4. Lukewarm water – 1.5 to 2 tbsps.

Method:-

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Toast 1/2 cup of freshly grated coconut in a pan till lightly browned and keep it aside.
  3. Mix together the corn crumbs, toasted coconut, cocoa powder, brown sugar, plain flour, baking powder, melted butter & press down the mixture very well on to the base of a 2 lb. loaf pan lined with foil. Bake at 180C for 15 minutes. While the bar is baking, prepare the icing for the bars.
  4. For the icing, mix the icing sugar, cocoa powder and butter in a small bowl. Add lukewarm water to make a smooth paste.
  5. Apply the icing as soon as the bar is out of the oven and spread it out evenly.
  6. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes or till set.
  7.  Cut into bars or squares.
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