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This delicious caramel slice recipe has a layer of shortbread topped w/ luscious caramel & rich chocolate. Millionaire Shortbread, No corn syrup. No sweetened condensed milk. Boxing Day favorite!

Boxing Day Caramel Slice Recipe

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: English

Description

This delicious recipe is made from a layer of shortbread topped with a luscious caramel filling and rich chocolate topping.


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Ingredients

Crust Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Bob’s Red Mill Organic Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Bob’s Red Mill Organic Unbleached All Purpose White Flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut or desiccated coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or coconut oil (melted)

Caramel Ingredients

  • 11/2 cups refined granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or refined coconut oil
  • 8 tablespoons heavy cream or coconut cream
  • 1 teaspoon table salt

Chocolate Topping Ingredients

  • 8 oz dark chocolate (chopped, approximately 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 tsp coconut oil or vegetable shortening

Instructions

Crust Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8 x 10 inch glass or ceramic pan with butter or coconut oil. Line the pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flours, sugar, coconut, and melted butter in a medium bowl blend well until combined.
  3. Press crust mixture into prepared pan.
  4. Bake until lightly browned approximately 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven.

Caramel Directions

  1. While crust bakes, prepare the caramel in a heavy bottom sauce pan.
  2. Pour sugar and water into sauce pan and heat without stirring over medium high heat until the mixture boils and turns light amber brown.This takes approximately 10-15 minutes and will read 325 degree Fahrenheit on a candy thermometer. (see detailed images and instructions)
  3. Remove boiling sugar from heat and immediately stir in butter, cream, salt and vanilla.
  4. Stir until smooth. Immediately pour caramel over warm prepared crust.
    This delicious caramel slice recipe has a layer of shortbread topped w/ luscious caramel & rich chocolate. Millionaire Shortbread, No corn syrup. No sweetened condensed milk. Boxing Day favorite!
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbly and golden.  Cool to room temperature.
    This delicious caramel slice recipe has a layer of shortbread topped w/ luscious caramel & rich chocolate. Millionaire Shortbread, No corn syrup. No sweetened condensed milk. Boxing Day favorite!

Chocolate Topping Directions

  1. Place chocolate and coconut oil in a double boiler or microwave safe bowl. Heat and stir until melted and smooth (if using a microwave heat in short 15 second burst and stir well between each).
  2. Spread chocolate evenly over caramel.
    This delicious caramel slice recipe has a layer of shortbread topped w/ luscious caramel & rich chocolate. Millionaire Shortbread, No corn syrup. No sweetened condensed milk. Boxing Day favorite!
  3. Cool completely in the refrigerator or a cold room. Use parchment to remove from pan.

Caramel Slice Storage

  1. Cut into small squares once the caramel slice is cool and set.
  2. Store the cookies on parchment layers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2x2 square
  • Calories: 194

Keywords: Millionaire Shortbread, Caramel Shortbread, Caramel Slice

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