Quick and Easy Caramel Slice

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This is a dessert recipe you are sure to love, and you don't have to feel guilty about letting the kids have a slice. This recipe idea for quick and easy caramel slice is full of good ingredients, and it's gluten-free for people who are trying to stay away from wheat. This healthy dessert recipe has ingredients like almond meal, coconut and cashew butter for a healthy snack idea any day of the week. And the best part is that it won't take you a lot of time to make.

For this quick and easy dessert recipe, you will need almond meal, coconut, honey, cacao, coconut cream and a pinch of salt for the base. For the middle of the caramel slice recipe, you will need cashew butter, honey, maple syrup, coconut oil, coconut cream, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. And for the top, you will need cacao, coconut oil, and some maple syrup. This healthy snack recipe doesn't use refined sugar, just honey and maple syrup for healthy sweeteners. A couple of tips for this healthy snack idea is to place the caramel slice recipe in the freezer for 20 minutes before to slicing. Once this healthy snack is sliced, it can be stored and served straight from the refrigerator or freezer, as it will not be stable at room temperature. When making the chocolate topping for this dessert recipe you want to ensure the coconut oil is not heated, so you may find it helpful to add the coconut oil one tablespoon at a time.

More and more people are trying to follow both gluten free and grain free diets. This can be a challenge in the beginning, especially when you are trying to make alternative recipe ideas such as baked goods and bread. Almond flour and almond meal are a popular gluten-free ingredients that can be used in everything from cake recipes and cookie recipes to meat and vegetable recipes. Almond flour and almond meal are quite similar, and sometimes even labeled as meal and as flour. Not everyone knows the slight difference that sets the two apart, and when you should use one over the other. The difference between almond flour and almond meal is that both are made from ground almonds, though almond flour and almond meal have two small differences that do set them apart. Almond flour is typically made from almonds that are blanched which have had the skins removed, and almond flour is ground more finely than almond meal, which typically still contains the almond skins and has a more coarse grind. Almond flour isn't a type of milled flour, but rather it is finely ground almonds. Almond flour is typically made with blanched almonds and lacks the dark flecks of almond skin, though this isn't always the case. Almond flour is the main ingredient in French macaron recipes and commonly used for airy cake recipes as well as cookie recipes and quick bread. Almond flour is available in most grocery stores and usually stocked in the baking or the gluten-free sections. Almond flour might also be labeled as almond meal, as ground almonds, or as almond powder. Almond flour can also be easily made at home. Like almond flour, almond meal is also made from ground almonds, though almond meal has a more coarse texture and also contains the almond skins.

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