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Chocolate Orange Bars

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These have an slightly fudge-y texture and are delicious, cheap and simple. As they contain oats you may tell yourself they're healthy if you like !


Serves: 8-16

For the Cake

  • 4 ounces butter
  • 2 ounces sugar
  • 4 ounces self-rising flour
  • 3 ounces quick-cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the Icing

  • 4 ounces confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ orange (juice)


Chocolate Orange Bars is a community recipe submitted by BetterLate and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Melt butter in a pan. Mix dry (cake) ingredients and stir into butter.
  • Press mixture into a 7" square tin. Bake at Gas 4 / 175ºC for 25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile make icing from remaining ingredients (use enough orange juice to give a coating consistency).
  • Spread over hot cake as soon as it comes out of the oven. Leave to cool in tin, cutting into fingers when almost cold.
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