Jacqueline Alwill’s Nut Free Vegan Salted Caramel Slice

May 8, 2019

Jacqueline Alwill’s Nut Free Vegan Salted Caramel Slice

Servings: 20

Cooking time: 20 minutes prep; 3-4 hours to set in the fridge

Gluten free; Dairy Free; Refined sugar free; Nut Free; Vegan

 

INGREDIENTS:

Crust:

½ cup sunflower seeds

¼ cup sesame seeds

¼ cup raw cacao nibs

pinch of salt (optional)

1 cup medjool dates, seeds removed *

Caramel:

½ cup tahini

½ cup coconut oil, melted

1 cup medjool dates, seeds removed *

Chocolate topping:

1/3 cup coconut oil, melted

1/3 cup raw cacao powder

3 tablespoons maple syrup

 

METHOD:

  1. To make the crust: process the ingredients in KitchenAid® 7 Cup Food Processor until they bind but maintain a crumb like appearance (careful not to make it a paste!). Press into the bottom of a lined loaf tin or square (20x20cm) cake tin and pop in freezer.
  2. To make the caramel: blend all ingredients together until liquid in KitchenAid® 7 Cup Food Processor, then pour over the base and place back in freezer.
  3. To make the chocolate topping: whisk together all ingredients using a hand whisk, then pour evenly over the caramel, sprinkle with sea salt and place in fridge to set for 3-4 hours.

Note, if you don’t have medjool dates then you can use dried pitted dates but soak them for 10 minutes in boiling water first, then drain and use. They’ll have the lovely softness you need for the recipe by doing so.