Caribbean Square

This is so good that when I woke up in the morning...It was gone. This isn't Somali, just a family favorite.

1/2 cup butter; softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup flour
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar; packed
1/2 cup crushed pineapple; drained (save juice for icing)
1 cup coconut
1/3 cup chopped candied cherries; chopped
1 ts. vanilla
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 ts. baking powder

1. Crumble butter, sugar, and flour well.
2. Press into a foil lined 9 x 9 inch pan.
3. Bake in a 350 F oven for 15 minutes.
4. Beat eggs slightly; stir in the remaining ingredients.
5. Spread over bottom layer.
6. Bake in a 350 F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
7. Frost with icing and cut into 36 squares.


1 1/2 cups icing sugar
3 Tbsp. butter; softened
1/2 ts. vanilla
5 ts. pineapple juice

1. Combine all together in a bowl.
2. Beat, adding more juice if icing is too stiff.
3. Spread over bars.
4. Allow to set before cutting.


  1. Wow, mA, this looks REALLY good... :) Insha'Allah, hope things are going well with you & fam, sis.


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