Stacked chocolate caramel slice

By Drum Digital
05 September 2014

A crunchy base topped with sweet, gooey caramel and chocolate – this is a stack of happiness.

Makes 9

Preparation: 30 min

Chilling: 3 hours

Cooking: 15 min

250 g chocolate digestive biscuits

125 g butter, melted

120 g dried cranberries or raisins

FILLING

50 g butter, chopped

60 ml (¼ c) brown sugar

1 can (385 g) condensed milk

TOPPING

250 g milk chocolate, chopped

80 ml (? c) thick cream

Grease a 4 cm deep, 19 cm square baking tin. Line the base and sides with baking paper, allowing it to hang over the edge on all sides.

In a blender crush the biscuits until they resemble fine breadcrumbs. Add the melted butter. Process to combine. Using the back of a metal spoon, press the mixture over the base of the prepared tin. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Arrange the cranberries or raisins on the biscuit mixture.

Filling: Heat the chopped butter, sugar and condensed milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly to prevent sticking, for 10 minutes or until the mixture thickens and becomes golden. Pour over the cranberries or raisins. Using the back of a spoon, smooth the top. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.

Topping: Meanwhile put the chocolate and cream in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 100 percent power for 30 seconds to 1 minute, stirring with a metal spoon once or twice, or until the mixture is smooth.

Spread the chocolate mixture over the chilled filling. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Cut into pieces.

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