A Successful Experiment: Chocolate Bars

You might remember some time ago I posted a recipe for lemon bars.  They were super easy-I just mixed a box of angel food cake (NOT following the directions on the box) and a can of lemon pie filling.  I put the mix in a greased bar pan and I baked the for 20-25 minutes at 350.

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The bars are so quick!!

Yesterday I decided to try a little experiment.  What if I used chocolate pie filling??

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That’s what I did…I took
1 angel food cake mix (ignore the directions on the box)
1 can chocolate pie filling

Mix it together.  Spread on a greased bar pan.  Bake 20-25 minutes.

For frosting I took
1/2 stick butter softened
1- 8 oz cream cheese softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 c cocoa
enough powdered sugar to make a frosting to the consistency

Mix all that together and spread on the cooled bars.

The results….GREAT!  It tastes a like chocolate angel food cake with awesome frosting.

They were so good I am now wondering about conducting a few more experiments with this basic bar recipe.

2 thoughts on “A Successful Experiment: Chocolate Bars

  1. margo

    it also works well with canned pumpkin (not the pie filling) and pumpkin pie spice and can be done in a bunt pan i orignally saw it done with crushed pinapple so easy and good not as sweet did add a little water as my pumpkin was dry

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