This yummy recipe from Janet Cook is a fab one to try out as it will satisfy the biggest sweet tooth without loading up on unhealthy ingredients.
Caramel slice is known for being indulgent, full of fat and loaded with calories and sugar. This version is not only good for you- it tastes amazing!
With healthy fats, unrefined sugars and high protein ingredients, this is a dessert or snack you can enjoy without the guilt!
- 3/4 cup oatmeal
- 1 tsp cacao powder
- 2 tbsp. coconut oil
- 2 tbsp. maple syrup
- ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup dates, soaked in boiling water 15 minutes
- ½ cup cashews, soaked in boiling water 15 minutes
- ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp. virgin coconut oil
- 1 tbsp. cacao powder
- 2 tsp pure maple syrup
- Line a small, square or rectangular container (approx. 10 x 15cm)
- Mix all ingredients for the base together and evenly press into the base of container.
- Drain and rinse cashews and dates then process with the vanilla until smooth. Add 1 tbsp. pure maple syrup if additional sweetness is required.
- Spread caramel mixture on top of base and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until set.
- Melt coconut oil from the top layer over a low heat. Mix in cacao and maple syrup.
- Pour over the top of the caramel and refrigerate again until set.
- Lift out of container using baking paper. Slice into 16 squares and store in the refrigerator.
95 cal / 458 kj per serve
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