Vegan Nanaimo Bars. I must be honest. I had never heard of a nanaimo bar, let alone vegan nanaimo bars.There was a discussion about these bars in the healthy living Facebook group I run.
Apparently, the nanaimo bar originates from Nanaimo, British Columbia. It’s a bar that requires no baking.
There are 3 layers to the nanaimo bar. The bottom is a chocolate, wafer-like layer, followed by a creamy layer, and topped off with a chocolate layer.
I thought I would try my hand at a vegan nanaimo bar. I have never tasted a real one, but I improvised based on some non vegan recipes I found online.
My vegan nanaimo bars are also gluten free, grain free and free of refined sugars. In fact, there is very little added sugar at all in my recipe.
These homemade nanaimo bars are very decadent. In fact, just a little piece would satisfy your sweet tooth. There are 2 ways you can do the creamy layer.
I used coconut butter and got a harder layer. If you want a softer middle layer, I suggest going with coconut cream instead of coconut butter. I hope you enjoy this.