Culture Street

Food

Salted Caramel Slice

On September 25, 2015

Our variation of the classic caramel slice has a modern twist a crunchy polenta base, rich sticky caramel, all finished off with a sprinkling of sea salt flakes.

Makes eight pieces Preparation time 30 minutes Cooking time 1 hour 10 minutes

Base
185 g (6 oz/1 cup, lightly packed) light brown sugar
130 g (4 oz/2?3 cup) fine polenta
110 g (3 oz/ cup) self-raising flour
teaspoon baking powder
135 g (4 oz) butter, melted

Filling
60 g (2 oz) butter, melted
90 g (3 oz/ cup) golden syrup
(light treacle)
2 x 395 g (14 oz) tins condensed milk
teaspoon sea salt flakes

Preheat the oven to 180C (350F). Lightly grease and line the base and sides of an 11 x 34 x 2.5 cm (4 x 13 x 1 inch) rectangular loose-based baking tin with baking paper, cutting into the corners to fit and allowing the paper to extend about 2.5 cm (1 inch) above the sides.

For the base: Sift the sugar, polenta, flour and baking powder into a medium bowl, add the melted butter and mix until incorporated. The mixture will resemble fine breadcrumbs.

Press evenly into the prepared tin. Bake for 2530 minutes until golden brown, then set aside.
For the filling: Combine the melted butter, golden syrup and condensed milk in a heavy-based saucepan, place over medium heat and stir constantly, especially scraping around the sides and edge of the pan to prevent sticking. Keep cooking and stirring for approximately 1015 minutes until the mixture starts to thicken.

Pour over the base and spread evenly. Sprinkle with sea salt and bake for a further 20 minutes or until golden in colour. Leave to cool in the tin before slicing.

Cut into eight 4.25 x 11 cm (12?3 x 4 inch) pieces.

The Cook & Baker_FINALCOV-3Recipes and images from The Cook and Baker by Cherie Bevan and Tass Tauroa (Murdoch Books) $49.99 available now. Buy the book here.

You Might Also Like

Food

Tomato and carrot soup

GF / F OPTION / SF / V / VG OPTION

On May 20, 2016

Food

HOKKIEN NOODLES WITH PORK AND PRAWNS

Whats not to like in this crowd-pleasing recipe? Easy to cook and even easier to eat, its everything you want in a noodle dish. As with all stir-fries, make sure...

On December 2, 2016

Food

Baked Lime & Chocolate Tart

If youre going for citrus as your headliner, it has to be legit. By this, I mean sharp with tons of zest; alive and punchy. Otherwise, why bother? And for...

On December 8, 2017
 

Food

Pot Roast Chicken

There are no greens in this recipe they dont do well in a pot. You can go without or cook up

On August 19, 2016

Food

Roasted Vegetable Pizza

Serves 4

On August 22, 2014

Food

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Serves 8 280 calories per serving

On June 26, 2015
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2019 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au