Lately I have been craving chocolate and caramel, thus then decided I to make something using both these ingredients- but in a healthier way!

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Ingredients

Base

  • 1 1/2- 2 cups of mixed nuts 
  • 1 cup dates (soaked for 30 minutes)

Filling

  • 1 cup medjool dates (pitted and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp tahini (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence 
  • 1 tsp salt (optional- to make a salted caramel tart) 

Topping

200g melted chocolate 

or you can make raw chocolate with these ingredients

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 6 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp raw honey/maple syrup/rice malt syrup- any sweetener of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

 

1. In a food processor, combine nuts and mix until fine. Add dates and process further. 

2. Press base mixture into a round tin and refrigerate. In the meantime, start making the caramel filling. 

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3. Combine all filling ingredients in a food processor, and process until mixture is smooth.

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4. Take the pan out of the freezer, and pour the filling over the base. Refrigerate a further 30 minutes. 

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5. Melt chocolate in microwave or with a saucepan, or if making raw chocolate, mix ingredients in a saucepan under a low heat. Next take the pan out of the fridge and pour chocolate over base. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. 

 

 

 

 

 

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