Raw Cacao Caramel Slice

Raw Cacao Caramel Slice

In today's fast-paced world, maintaining optimal energy levels throughout the day has become a paramount concern for many. The relentless demands of work, social commitments, and personal pursuits can leave us searching for quick and convenient sources of sustenance. While the allure of sugary and processed snacks is hard to resist, there's a more nourishing option that not only satisfies your cravings but also provides sustained energy: raw snacks. Picture sinking your teeth into a delectable treat that's not only satisfyingly delicious but also brimming with nutrients in their purest form. Join us as we delve into the health benefits of choosing raw snacks to elevate your energy levels and fuel your daily adventures.

Unleash the Power of Raw Ingredients:

When it comes to boosting energy, the source of your nourishment matters. Raw snacks are crafted from ingredients that retain their natural goodness, free from the intense processing that can strip away essential nutrients. The vibrant colors and flavors of raw fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains are a testament to their nutrient-rich profiles. These snacks provide an immediate infusion of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that play a pivotal role in sustaining energy levels and supporting overall well-being.

Enter: Raw Cacao Caramel Slices 

For the Base:

  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup raw nuts (such as almonds, cashews, or a mix)
  • A pinch of salt

For the Caramel Layer:

  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • Bare Cacao leftovers
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Chocolate Topping:

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 125g dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey


1. Prepare the Base:

  1. In a food processor, combine the raw nuts, pitted dates, Bare Cacao leftovers, and a pinch of salt.
  2. Blend until the mixture comes together and sticks when pressed between your fingers.
  3. Press this mixture firmly into the base of a lined square baking dish, creating an even layer.
  4. Place the dish in the freezer while you prepare the caramel layer.

2. Create the Caramel Layer:

  1. Using the same food processor (no need to clean it), blend the pitted dates, almond butter, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  2. Remove the baking dish from the freezer and spread the caramel mixture evenly over the nut base.
  3. Return the dish to the freezer to set while you make the chocolate topping.

3. Make the Chocolate Topping:

  1. In a bowl, mix together the melted coconut oil, chocolate and maple syrup (or honey) until well combined.
  2. Remove the baking dish from the freezer and pour the chocolate topping over the caramel layer, spreading it out with a spatula.

4. Let it Set:

  1. Place the baking dish back in the freezer and let the raw caramel slice set for at least 2-3 hours, or until it's firm.

5. Serve and Enjoy:

  1. Once the slice is set, remove it from the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to make it easier to slice.
  2. Cut the slice into bars or squares using a sharp knife.
  3. Serve your irresistible raw caramel slices with a drizzle of extra chocolate sauce or a sprinkle of Bare Cacao powder on top.

Final Thoughts:

Indulging in decadence doesn't have to mean sacrificing your health-conscious choices. This Raw Caramel Slice recipe with Bare Cacao allows you to savor the rich flavors of caramel and chocolate while embracing wholesome ingredients. Whether you're impressing guests or simply treating yourself, this dessert is bound to leave you craving for more. So, why wait? Whip up a batch of these delectable slices and experience the magic of Bare Cacao firsthand!

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