Raw Vegan Caramel Slice

Recipe by Nadia Eves

  @nadiaeves

Raw Vegan Caramel Slice

Ingredients

Base:
1/2c soft dates (soak for 10 minutes if not soft enough)
1/2c almond flour
1/2c desiccated coconut
A few drops of pure vanilla essence
a pinch of salt
Caramel:
1c soaked dates
1c soaked cashews
1.5T tahini
1T pure maple syrup
Chocolate layer:
Favourite vegan chocolate + sprinkle of flaked sea salt
or
1/4c smooth nut butter
2t  pure maple syrup

Directions

Base:
– Process all ingredients in a food processor until mixture becomes sticky and holds it’s shape.
– Line a baking tin with baking paper and place the mature in the tin. Press down evenly and firmly. Place the tin in freezer.

Caramel:
-Place all ingredients into a high powered food processor and mix for about 2-5 minutes (depending on strength of food processor) until it is smooth and creamy. Add a splash water if it needs help mixing.
-Pour mixture over base and place tin back in the freezer for an hour or so.

Chocolate Layer:
Option 1: Melt your favourite vegan chocolate
Option 2: Place melted coconut oil and all other ingredients into a bowl and whisk until combined.

– Pour over caramel layer, sprinkle with flakes of salt and place back in the freezer for a few minutes (not for so long the chocolate layer to goes too hard).

– Remove from freezer and heat a metal knife in hot water. Cut into desired pieces and place back in the freezer for storage.