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Raw nutty caramel slice!! (HEALTHY)


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Ingredients

24 portion(s)

  • BASE
  • 125 grams oats
  • 125 grams walnuts
  • 50 grams Maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extra or vanilla powder, optional
  • CARAMEL FILLING
  • 350 grams dates, (i used 200g medjool and the rest normal)
  • 90 grams Natural Peanut Butter, (I used pics brand - crunchy)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 40 grams peanuts
  • 20 grams water, more if needed
  • Chocolate Topping
  • 100 grams coconut oil
  • 50 grams Cacao, (you could prob used coco?)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extra or vanilla powder
  • 4 tablespoons Maple syrup, aprox 50g
  • 6
    30min
    Preparation 30min
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    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    BASE
  1. Add all ingredients for base - 5 seconds/speed 5.
    Grease a slice tray or line with paper - press into pan and then put in the fridge
    (rinse bowl and wipe dry)
  2. FILLING
    Place all ingredients in bowl. 10 seconds speed 8.
    scrape down bowl and do again (same time and speed). Repeat again if necessary. Mixture should be a caramel texture - if too sticky add a little more water (i had to scrape my bowl a few times and move the caramel around the blade to loosen it up each time before mixing again)
    Once the texture is easy enough to scrape from bowl and smooth over the base - put back in the fridge while you make the topping.
    You'll need to wash out your bowl and dry fairly well for next step.
  3. CHOCOLATE TOPPING
    If coconut oil is solidified then melt 1 min/100c/speed 2.
    scrape down bowl (continue until melted). Add remaining ingredients - 1min /100c/speed 3 (not too fast to avoid splatter all over bowl).

    Then smooth over the slice in the fridge and refigerate.

    Remember coconut oil helps the top to solidify - so when kept out of the fridge will soften a bit. Cut into slices after a few hours (or when the top has gone hard).
    And enjoy - This for me is as good as a real caramel slice and its better for you!! ENJOY!!!
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Tip

As mentioned above when I did the caramel filling it was very sticky and i had to add a little more water each time to get the texture right - this could depend on you medjool date-normal date ratio.
I haven't done it with only normal dates so not sure if the texture works out so caramely - but the medjool dates definitely creat this. If anybody tries with just normal dates let me know how it goes. Hope you enjoy as much as we do (my kids think this is normal caramel slice and they love it as an afterschool treat).
I also like the base a bit 'biscuity' that's why i didn't blitz into a finer base - but you could do this if you wanted by increasing your speed


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  • This is a yummy slice and I make it every week so...

    Submitted by Pippajane on 1. October 2017 - 21:11.

    This is a yummy slice and I make it every week so we have a not too guilty sweet treat on hand. I do think the ratios are out though, there is too much centre and not enough base. So my advice is to increase the quantities of base mixture by about 20% (and I regularly sub almonds for the walnuts). For the centre I use medjool dates only but only 250gm and increase the amount of peanut butter to 110gm. You also need quite a bit of water to get the right consistency, so start with small amounts and keep checking. For the top, I prefer 50gm of 70% cocoa chocolate with a teaspoon of coconut oil...melted together in the microwave. This slice is also better kept in the freezer! It is delicious.

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  • This is so good Easy to make and tastes amazing

    Submitted by CassJ on 22. June 2017 - 00:05.

    This is so good!!! Easy to make and tastes amazing

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  • Quick and super easy to make Tastes sensational -...

    Submitted by kiewa on 6. June 2017 - 23:45.

    Quick and super easy to make. Tastes sensational - now the hard part .... to resist eating it all at once.
    Love that it's made from ingredients that I always stock in the house.
    thanks for a great recipe

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