Raw vegan caramel slices

Ingredients:

Base:

  • 1 cup large juicy dates
  • 1 cup walnuts

First layer

  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey or other sweetener
  • 3 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Caramel layer

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter (peanut or any other nut butter works)
  • 2 tablespoons honey (maple syrup or other liquid sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping

  • Melted dark vegan chocolate

Directions:

Crust:

  1. add all crust ingredients into the food processor, mix it till all ingredients form a paste
  2. Press the mixture into an 8×8 inch baking dish, lined with parchment paper
  3. Press it into the dish evenly and put it aside

Filling:

  1. Soak the cashews overnight or for at least 4-6 hrs
  2. Drain the cashews and place them in your food processor with the rest of the filling ingredients
  3. Blend until it until it becomes smooth and creamy
  4. Pour half of the cream on your crust and make the caramel layer

Caramel layer:

  1. Pour all ingredients into a small pot and melt it together on a low heat
  2. Sterling continuously for 1-2 minutes
  3. Let it cool down completely, than pour half of the caramel over your filling
  4. Pour over the caramel the other half of the filling than again the caramel and let it cool in the fridge
  5. Meanwhile melt the vegan chocolate
  6. After it cools down pour it over your raw caramel slice, you can also top it with almonds, pecans, or whatever you like
  7. Cool it in the freezer for 2-3 hours
  8. Enjoy!!!
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