Raw Nutty Caramel Slice Recipe


In their new cookbook, The Healthy Kiwi Student, 22-year-old twins Emily and Sophie Martin serve up simple, nourishing recipes that reflect their passion for food, fitness, mental health and living a balanced lifestyle

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MAKES/SERVES: 12-14 PIECES | PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES | SET TIME: 2-4 HOURS

 

Ingredients:

Base

  • 1½ cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1½ Tbsp maple syrup

Vanilla layer

  • 1½ cups soaked cashews
  • ⅓ cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Caramel

  • 1½ cups soaked dates
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp tahini pinch of salt

Chocolate

  • 100g dark chocolate, melted
  • ¾ cup coconut cream
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

Method:

  1. Place dates in a medium bowl, cover with boiling water and leave to soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Line a slice tin with baking paper.
  3. Using a food processor or stick blender, blend all base ingredients together until smooth then pat into the bottom of prepared tin.
  4. Blend all vanilla layer ingredients together until smooth and pour on top of the base layer.
  5. Set in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Blend all caramel layer ingredients until smooth and pour on top of the vanilla layer.
  7. Set in the fridge for another 1-2 hours.
  8. Combine melted chocolate with coconut cream and chopped peanuts.
  9. Mix through peanuts and pour on top of caramel layer.
  10. Slice with a warm knife and eat!

 

Extract from The Healthy Kiwi Student, by Emily and Sophie Martin.

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