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Healthier Caramel Squares


Healthier caramel squares that will leave you looking for more! Enjoy!

Serves 10

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Ingredients
 

Base Layer

  • 280 g ground almond or almond flour
  • 100 g agave or clear date syrup
  • 100 g coconut oil
  • Pinch salt

Caramel Filling

  • 300 g pitted dates
  • 100 g almond or cashew or peanut butter
  • 10-14 tablespoons water
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large pinch of salt add more if you like it
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

Chocolate Topping

  • 300 g dark chocolate

Instructions
 

Base Layer

  • Line a brownie pan or baking tray that is approx 20cm x 30cm with baking parchment. In a saucepan melt the coconut oil. In a large bowl mix together the ground almond with the coconut oil and agave syrup/ clear date syrup. Pour into the lined baking tray and compact with a spoon so that its level and compressed. Put in the freezer to set for 20 mins while you make the caramel and melt the chocolate.

Caramel Layer:

  • In a food processor add all ingredients for the caramel layer and blend until super smooth and caramel-like, this may take up to 5 minutes depending on your food processor and you may need to add a little more water if it is a bit clumpy and not blending!
  • Take out your base layer once it has fully set (should take 20 mins) and spread out the caramel layer on top of the base layer so it is smooth and well spread out. Put bake in the freezer to set again while you melt your chocolate.

Chocolate

  • Melt your chocolate by using a water bath or bain marie. Once melted pour over the top of the caramel layer.
  • Leave to cool and set
  • Once cold cut to your desired size
  • Enjoy these are so good!
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