Coffee Bars

January 28, 2012

Coffee Bars

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • coffee

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Combine raisins, coffee and cinnamon and let stand.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar, adding eggs one at a time, and beating well.
  4. Mix and sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt.
  5. Add raisin mixture.
  6. Spread batter in greased 9x13 pan.
  7. Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes.
  8. 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.
  9. Cut when cool.
  10. Recipe shared by Sandy in Tennessee
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