The Ultimate Caramel Slice

After many years of trial and error I think I’ve finally got the perfect recipe that is a combination of many.

Ingredients:

Base:

  • 1 cup – plain flour
  • 1 cup – desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup – brown sugar
  • 125g – melted butter
Caramel Filling:

  • 2x 400g – sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp – golden syrup
  • 100g – melted butter
  • 1/3 cup – caster sugar
Chocolate Topping:

  • 200g – cooking chocolate

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°c.
  2. Line a 25cm x 30cm tray with baking paper. (Spray the tray with oil to stop baking paper from slipping).

Base:

  1. Mix flour, coconut, brown sugar and butter in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Spread and press mixture onto tray using the back of a spoon.
  3. Bake for 15mins or until golden brown.

Filling:

  1. Mix sweetened condensed milk, butter, golden syrup and caster sugar in a saucepan on low heat.
  2. Continue to stir for approximately 10mins until mixture slightly thickens and has a consistent darker appearance.
  3. Pour filling over base.
  4. Return to oven for 15-20mins until the centre has browned.
  5. Allow to cool before adding chocolate topping.

Chocolate Topping:

  1. Melt chocolate and pour over caramel filling.
  2. Allow to cool then enjoy!