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“This comes out of a family recipe box. I've never made it, but it is one of my husband's childhood favourites.”
1 9x9 pan of squares

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the Base
  • 12 cup margarine
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons sifted cocoa
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • For the Filling
  • 14 cup margarine
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons custard powder
  • 2 cups icing sugar


  1. First make the base by placing the margarine, sugar, cocoa, egg and vanilla in a double boiler.
  2. Cook over a low heat until well mixed.
  3. Add in the graham crumbs and coconut, then spread and press into a pan.
  4. For deep squares use a 9 inch square pan and for thinner ones use a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  5. Beat together the filling ingredients until creamy.
  6. Spread on the base and chill.
  7. Meanwhile, prepare the topping.
  8. Either melt a bar of chocolate with 1 tsp butter or use your favourite chocolate icing.
  9. Spread on top of the chilled filling, chill again and then cut.

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