Food & Drink Ricardo’s breakfast bars make mornings tasty

19:29  11 june  2018
19:29  11 june  2018 Source:   thestar.com

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You are just 30 minutes away from enjoying Ricardo ’ s Breakfast Bar with Raspberry and Dark Chocolate. Bake for about 30 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Let cool completely before cutting into bars . Makes 24 bars .

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Breakfast Bar with Raspberry and Dark Chocolate

2-1⁄2 cups (175 g) wheat bran cereal (All-Bran-style)

1 cup (100 g) quick-cooking rolled oats

3/4 cup (105 g) unbleached all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt

1⁄4 cup (55 g) unsalted butter, softened

1⁄4 cup (60 mL) almond butter, at room temperature

1/3 cup (80 g) lightly packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1 cup (250 mL) milk

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1 cup (170 g) toasted almonds, finely chopped

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6 oz (170 g) dark chocolate, chopped

1-1/2 cups (190 g) frozen raspberries

With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). Butter and line a 17 x 12-inch (43- x 30-centimetre) baking sheet with parchment paper letting it hang over two sides.

In a bowl, combine the cereal, oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, cream the butter, almond butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Add the eggs and beat until smooth. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk, until the batter is just moistened. With a spatula, stir in the almonds, chocolate and raspberries.

Spread and lightly press the batter in an even layer into the prepared pan. Bake for about 30 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

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Let cool completely before cutting into bars. Makes 24 bars.

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