Raisin Walnut Bars

  • Yields 12 bar
  • FORMULA

    Total Dough
    Ingredients  Bakers % US/Oz Metric/g
    Flour 100 17 483
    Salt 1.4 0.2 7
    Baking soda 2 0.3 10
    Cloves, ground 1 0.2 5
    Cinnamon, ground 1 0.2 5
    Allspice, ground 1 0.2 5
    Nutmeg, ground 1 0.2 5
    Walnuts, chopped and roasted 37 6.3 179
    California Raisins 55 9.4 266
    Water 85 14.5 411
    California raisin paste 27.5 4.7 133
    Zest of one lemon
    Butter 20 3.4 97
    Eggs, 2 large 22 3.8 106
    Brown sugar 60 10.2 290
    Total 413.9 70.6  2000 
    Lemon Icing
    Ingredients US/Oz Metric/g
    Lemon juice 1.8 50
    Powdered sugar, sifted 10.6 300
    Total 12.4 350 

    PROCEDURE

    Posted October 18, 2011 by Melinda

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    • Ready Time :
      0 min

    Servings

    12

    Ingredients

      Directions

      1. Combine raisins and water in saucepan and bring to boil. Remove from heat. Add raisin paste, lemon zest and butter. Let mixture cool and turn into mixer bowl. Add eggs and sugar; beat until smooth.
      2. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking soda and spices. Slowly, add flour a little at a time and mix until it is fully incorporated. Fold in walnuts.
      3. Spread dough, evenly, onto a parchment lined 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350˚F for about 20 minutes or until done.
      4. Meanwhile for Lemon Icing, mix sifted powdered sugar and lemon juice until it has a smooth consistency that drizzles easily. 2
      5. Cool bars and drizzle with Lemon Icing while still warm. Then, cool completely and cut into 12 bars

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