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Caramel Slice

Posted on: October 24, 2008

This Caramel Slice recipe has to be one of the easiest recipes ever. I always have a can of condensed milk in the pantry so whenever i’m feeling like a sugar hit i just whip these up. The only thing i don’t like about this is that there is a lot of waiting around for things to set. If you’re impatient like me, you can skip that part. It’ll still taste yummy, just won’t look as good.

Caramel Slice

Base Ingredients
1 cup plain flour (sifted)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup desiccated coconut
125 gms unsalted butter (melted)

Filling Ingredients
400 gms can sweetened condensed milk
2 tbs golden syrup
60 gms butter (melted)

Topping Ingredients
60 gms copha
125 gms good quality dark chocoalte (chopped)

Base Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Line a 3 cm, 28 x 28cm (base) lamington pan.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Press into prepared lamington pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden.
  5. Remove from the oven and cool.

Filling Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Cook and whisk for 8 minutes, or until golden.
  3. Pour over cooked base and bake for 12 minutes or until firm.
  4. Cool completely and refridgerate for 2-3 hours or until set.

Topping Method

  1. Place copha and chocolate into a heat proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
  2. Stir until melted.
  3. Pour over caramel and refridgerate to set.
  4. Cut into square and serve.

1 Response to "Caramel Slice"

This was so yum! I made it on sunday and then gave a third of it away, hubby was so disappointed that I made him another one last night!

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