Chocolate Caramel Nut Slice

Chocolate Caramel Nut Slice

This Chocolate Caramel Nut Slice delivers the richness of chocolate, the sweetness and chewiness of caramel, and the crunch of pecans. What's not to love?

Ingredients

1 cup plain flour, sifted

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup desiccated coconut

125 g butter, melted

1½ cups chopped pecans

FILLING

395 g can sweetened condensed milk

60 g butter, melted

2 tbsps golden syrup

½ tsp salt

TOPPING

180 g dark chocolate, chopped

2 tbsps vegetable oil

Directions

1Preheat oven to moderate, 180 C. Lightly grease and line an 18 x 28 cm slice pan with baking paper.

2In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, coconut and butter. Mix well. Press firmly into pan. Bake 15 to 20 mins until lightly golden. Cool.

3FILLING In a medium saucepan, combine condensed milk, butter and syrup. Cook over medium heat 6 to 8 mins, stirring constantly, until golden (see tip). Stir in salt.

4Sprinkle base with nuts and pour filling over. Bake 10 to 12 mins until firm., Cool completely.

5TOPPING Place chocolate and oil in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until melted.

6Pour topping over caramel filling. Chill 4 to 4 hours until set. Cut into squares to serve.