Gluten Free Chocolate Caramel Slice

This dish is rich (rightly so) – a crumbly, buttery base is topped with gooey, indulgent caramel and finished with a layer of dark chocolate. YUM YUM. This dish is super easy to make, the hardest bit it is waiting for it to set/avoiding eating all the melted chocolate!

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Chocolate Caramel Slice Recipe (Gluten Free)

Makes 16 Slices.

Ingredients:

  • Base

  • 1 cup of my gluten free flour mix (found here), sifted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 125g butter, melted
  • Filling

  • 400g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 60g butter, melted
  • Topping

  • 125g cooking chocolate, chopped

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 3cm deep, 28 x 18cm (base) lamington pan.
  2. Combine all base ingredients in a bowl. Mix well. Press into prepared lamington pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until light golden. Remove from oven. Cool.
  3. Make filling: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, whisking, for 8 minutes or until golden. Pour over cooked base. Bake for 12 minutes or until firm. Cool completely. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours, or until set.
  4. Make topping: Place chocolate into a heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until melted. Pour over caramel. Refrigerate to set. Once set, allow to sit at room temperature for 5-10 minutes so the chocolate does not crack when you cut it. Cut into 16 squares to serve 🙂
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