Peanut Butter Caramel Slice


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People love square slices of cake! And what's not to love about them when you can vary the ingredient to suit your taste or mood. This time round we've a heavenly guest recipe by Waliyyah, who posts as @Healthy.Yummy.Vegan on Instagram with her take on Peanut Butter Caramel Slices.

(Raw, vegan, refined sugar free, gluten free, soy free)

Makes 8 squares

Ingredients

Base

  • 2/3 cup (108g) gluten free oats (or sub normal oats if preferred)
  • 2/3 cup sesame flour (108g) (or sub coconut/almond flour)
  • 4 tbsp almond milk
  • 40g Sweet Freedom (or sub any liquid sweetener)

Peanut butter layer

  • 4 heaped tbsp peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp unflavoured vegan protein powder (hemp works well)

Caramel layer

  • 2 heaped tbsp vegan caramel - can be made by boiling sweetened condensed plant-based milk (eg sweetened condensed coconut milk) until golden

Chocolate layer

(made using Elements for Life raw chocolate making kit)

  • 2 chunks of Elements for Life raw cacao butter
  • 5-6 tbsp Elements for Life raw cacao powder
  • Just under 2 tbsp Sweet Freedom syrup (or sub other liquid sweetener)
peanut butter slices on hand

      Method

      1. Line tin with baking paper.
      2. Pulse all base ingredients until smooth dough forms. Press into tin and place in freezer.
      3. Pulse peanut butter layer ingredients. Should form doughy, pasty consistency. Press over base layer and keep in freezer.
      4. Melt caramel over a ban marie until softened and pour over peanut butter layer.
      5. Freeze.
      6. Prepare raw chocolate mixture by melting cacao butter over double boiler then stirring in cacao powder and sweet freedom syrup or other sweetener.
      7. Spread over caramel layer.
      8. Freeze until set then cut into squares and enjoy.
      stack of peanut butter slices

        About The Author

        Hi! I'm Waliyyah, a vegan Instagrammer (@Healthy.Yummy.Vegan) and lover of chocolate, raw vegan desserts and nut butters. I enjoy experimenting with unusual ingredients and making the plant-based, healthier (but still delicious!) version of popular treats. Hope you try out my recipes and find them as tasty as I do!

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