Semi Sweet Orange Bars Recipe




 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Grated orange rind2 Tablespoon
 Orange juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Semi-sweet chocolate pieces6 Ounce (1 Package)
 10x confectioners' powdered sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4137 Calories from Fat 1390

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 158 g242.7%

Saturated Fat 57.5 g287.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 1684.9 mg70.2%

Total Carbohydrates 659 g219.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 481.3 g

Protein 28 g55.6%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 248%

Calcium 80.7% Iron 68.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
2. Beat Shortening and brown sugar until fluffy in a large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed; beat in egg, 1 tablespoon of the orange rind, 3/4 cup orange juice and vanilla until creamy and smooth.
3. Stir in flour mixture with a wooden spoon until smooth; stir in chocolate pieces until well blended. Spread into a greased and floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
4. Bake in moderate oven (375°) 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
5. While cake cools, combine 10X sugar, remaining 1 tablespoon orange rind and 2 tablespoons orange juice in a small bowl until well blended. Drizzle over cake. Cool completely in pan. Cut into 48 bars.