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Brighten up any fall day with this BC treat full of custardy sunshine – Nanaimo Bars. This sweet treat is made with a coconut-graham crust, chocolate ganache and a dairy-free custard flavored butter icing.
Heat oven to 350
combine ground chia and water in a small bowl and set aside to thicken
Melt 2 oz of chocolate and 1/2 cup vegan buttery spread in a bain marie until chocolate is melted. Blend in vanilla and chia mixture. Stir in gluten-free graham crumbs, coconut flakes and nuts. Press onto bottom of a 9 inch square pan. Bake for 8 minutes, then allow to cool completly.
Mix custard powder with dairy-free milk in a medium bowl until blended. Add 1/4 cup of remaining vegan buttery spread and Daiya Plain Cream Cheeze, mix well. Gradually beat in icing sugar until blended. Spread onto crust. Refrigerate for 15 mins.
Melt remaining chocolate and vegan buttery spread until fully melted and combined. spread over custard layer. Refridgerate for 4 hours or until chilled before cutting into bars.