This is a delicious Raw Caramel Slice that I created when I needed a sweet treat but didn’t want anything really sweet. Often the recipes call for 1-2 cups of dates which I find a lot, so here is a recipe I made up that is just the right sweetness. Enjoy

Base

  • 4 dates (boil in ½ cup water)
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 1 tsp coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 tbls tahini

Caramel

  • 4 dates (boil in ½ cup water)
  • ½ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 tbls tahini
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked and rinsed)
  • 1/3 cup water

Chocolate layer

  • ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • Pinch salt

Method – Base

  1. Put all the Base ingredients into the blender
  2. Pulse ingredients on High speed until it is a fine crumb like mixture and sticks together easily.
  3. Mould the mixture into a tin lined with greaseproof paper.
  4. Place in the freezer to set for 1 hour.

Method – Caramel

  1. Put all the Caramel ingredients into the blender  and blend on high.
  2. If you need to, add a little bit of water.
  3. Pour the caramel mixture on top of the base and return it to the freezer for 1 hour or until set.

Method – Chocolate Layer

  1. Add all ingredients and whisk until nice and smooth.
  2. Spread the chocolate sauce on top of the caramel layer
  3. Place it back in the freezer for an hour and then remove from the tin, slice and serve!

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