Prep:  20 minutes (plus 1 hour setting time)
Makes:  48 bite-size pieces
Serves:  24
Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
Recipe by: Copha
This easy gluten-free choc-caramel bites recipe is a great alternative to your regular caramel slice. This gluten-free dessert requires no baking and contains ingredients such as dates, nuts, and coconut for natural sweetness and texture.
Credit: Whisk Media Group

Recipe Shopping List

* I have read and agree to myfoodbook's Privacy Policy
Gluten-free choc-caramel bites
Raw caramel filling
Chocolate topping
  1. Grease and line a 20cm square tin. Make sure the paper has a 2cm overhang
  2. Using a food processor, process the cashews, rolled oats or quinoa flakes, coconut, dates and melted Copha until they resemble fine breadcrumbs. Use the back of a spoon to press the mix firmly and evenly into the baking tray. Put in the fridge to set for 10 minutes
Tips & Hints:
  • Melt the Copha in microwave on high or in a saucepan until fully melted
Raw caramel filling
  1. Place the cashews in a small bowl and pour over boiling water to cover. Set aside to soak for 5 minutes. Drain
  2. Using a food processor, process the dates, cashews and boiling water for 4 minutes or until smooth. Add the peanut butter and melted Copha and process until smooth
  3. Spoon over the biscuit base and smooth the top using a pallet knife
Tips & Hints:
  • 1. Any nut butter can be used in this recipe 2. You may like to roughly chop your dates before adding to the food processor to ensure smoother processing
Chocolate topping
  1. In a medium heatproof bowl, combine together the chocolate and Copha. Place bowl over a pot of lightly simmering water. Stir occasionally until melted. Remove from heat
  2. Pour chocolate mix over caramel and put in the fridge for 1 hour to set. Slice into 24 bars
Tips & Hints:
  • You can keep this slice in the fridge for up to a week. Or freeze cut slice for up to 2 months
FacebookPintrestX (Twitter)Google ClassroomShare via Email