- Combine flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt; set these dry ingredients aside.
- Combine milk and instant coffee in saucepan, and heat at a medium low setting. Stir until coffee dissolves, and remove from the heat.
- In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the white sugar and 1 cup confectioners' sugar. Beat in the egg, and then beat in the coffee mixture. Gradually blend in the mixture of dry ingredients, and fold in the almonds.
- Spread dough evenly in a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
- To Make Frosting: Put 1 cup of the confectioners' sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat in the evaporated milk and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in remaining 2 cups of confectioners' sugar. Continue beating until of desired consistency. If consistency is too thick, add a little more milk; if it is too thin, add more powdered sugar.
- Frost the bars with the icing.
Per Serving: 126 calories; 3.1 23.8 1.6 10 45 Full nutrition
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Very, very good!! Nice flavors and the frosting is yum! the coffee gives a texture that is devine
These turned out delicious! Butter is not necessary if you want. I substitued 1 tbs oil, 1/4 cup greek yogurt, and 1 tbs half and half. I also used an extra 1/4 tsp of cardamom. I ended up with ...
instead of coffee and cardamom I used penzeys baking spice and king Arthurs espresso powder. added vanilla and also a bit of almond extract to batter, plus coconut flakes and cashews. baked in ...