Sunday, August 20, 2006

Coffee Bars Recipe - An Added Jolt of Java


1 cup golden raisins
2/3 cup strong coffee (leftover from the pot)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2/3 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups icing sugarcoffee
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Combine raisin, coffee and cinnamon and let stand. Cream shortening and sugar, adding eggs one at a time, and beating well.
Mix and sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add raisin mixture.
Spread batter in greased 9x13 pan.
Bake at 350F for 20-25 minute.
While still warm, spread with coffee glaze made by adding enough coffee to 1 1/2 cups icing (confectioner's) sugar to achieve a thin spreading consistency.
Cut when cool.

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