Dear Keto friends…the search is over! This caramel squares hits all the spots, with a buttery, biscuity base, a salty caramel and a decadent dark chocolate ganache.

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Keto Caramel Squares

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert, Keto Friendly
Cuisine Aussie, Worldwide
Servings 30 squares
Calories 192 kcal

Ingredients
  

Base

  • 1.5 cups almond flour fine
  • 4 tbsp xylitol
  • pinch salt
  • 4 tbsp melted butter cooled

Caramel

  • 10 oz butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 6 tbsp xylitol

Chocolate Ganache

  • 7 oz dark chocolate 70 - 80% low sugar
  • 4.2 oz heavy whipping cream

Instructions
 

Base

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/356F and line a 3.1"x3.1" tin with baking paper (or a half size if you are making a smaller batch)
  • Combine the base ingredients well and press firmly into the tin in an even layer.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until just turning golden at the edges.

Caramel

  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt the butter and xylitol over medium-low heat. Continue melting, stirring occasionally, until it is a dark golden brown colour. The darker you get it - without burning - the richer the caramel taste will be.
  • Once golden brown, stir in the heavy cream and simmer for a further 7-10 minutes until the caramel has thickened. Stir regularly.
  • Pour the caramel over the base and return to the oven for a further 10 minutes. Once done, refrigerate until completely cool and set.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Once the caramel and base is completely cooled, prepare the ganache. Chop the chocolate roughly and put In a microwave safe ceramic or glass bowl with the cream.
  • Microwave on 50% power for 1 - 2 minutes until the chocolate begins to melt. Stirring out of the microwave until it is evenly combined and glossy.
  • Spread the ganache over the caramel and refrigerate until set. Cut into small squares.
  • Keep refrigerated.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 85mgPotassium: 58mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 450IUCalcium: 30mgIron: 1.1mg
Keyword Butter, Caramel, Dessert, Keto Diet
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