Raw Vegan Caramel Slice

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Last weekend for Mothers Day my aunty held a high tea party. For those who have never heard of or been to a high tea its essentially a tea party consisting of sweets, cakes and pastries.
As I sat there staring at all the sugary goodness displayed in front of me I weighed up whether it was worth throwing away my entire weeks worth of healthy eating and exercise and any progress I may have made for a few hours of indulgence. If only there was a healthy yet still delicious guilt free alternative that wouldn’t hurt the waistline!

This week I decided to do some research and came across this great recipe by the Organic Sisters. I’m not going to lie, I was sceptical at first as to how it would turn out but to my surprise it is delicious!

 

Here is the recipe, enjoy!

Ingredients

BASE

1 cup dates

½ cup almonds

1 tsp coconut oil

CARAMEL

1 cup dates

½ cup coconut oil

1 ½ tbls unhulled tahini

½ cup pure organic maple syrup or agave nectar

1 cup raw cashews (covered and soaked in water for an hour and then rinsed)

1/3 cup water

RAW TOP CHOCOLATE LAYER

¼ cup coconut oil

¼ cup pure organic maple syrup

¼ cup raw cacao powder

 

Directions

BASE

Pulse dates, almonds & coconut oil in a food processor until it resembles fine crumbs and sticks together when pressed.

Pour mixture into a slice tin lined with non-toxic greaseproof paper and press it down to form the base.

Place it in the freezer.

CARAMEL

Put dates, coconut oil, tahini, maple syrup, cashews and water into a blender and pulse until completely combined and smooth (you may need a little extra water to help blend it but try and keep it to a minimum).

Pour caramel mixture on top of the base and return it to the freezer to set.

RAW TOP CHOCOLATE LAYER

Add the coconut oil, maple syrup and cacao to a small saucepan on really low heat and stir until it is combined and resembles chocolate sauce (this should only take a couple of minutes).

Spread the chocolate sauce on top of the caramel filling – Make sure the caramel is set before you do this step!

Pop it back into the freezer for an hour and then remove it from the tin, slice it up and store it in an airtight container in the fridge.

 

MCD xx

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One thought on “Raw Vegan Caramel Slice

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