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Caramel bars

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Caramel bars

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Line a 30x20 cm baking pan with aluminum foil and grease with butter thoroughly.
  • In a mixer, beat the butter and sugar for 10 minutes, until it becomes fluffy and turns white.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract. Beat to incorporate.
  • In the meantime, combine the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl and sift.
  • Add the flour mixture to the mixer and beat for 2-3 minutes to incorporate.
  • Spread the mixture on the bottom of the pan and even out the dough with your hands.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until lightly golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool.

For the caramel

  • Place a saucepan over medium heat and add the sugar, honey and butter.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 4 minutes without mixing.
  • Remove from heat and gradually add the sweetened condensed milk, while continuously whisking.
  • Place back over heat and whisk continuously.
  • Check the mixture’s temperature with a cooking thermometer. You want it to reach 115* C (239* F).
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla. Mix and pour mixture over dough in pan. Spread evenly with a plastic spatula
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours, until it thickens.

To serve

  • Remove caramel bar from baking pan and remove the aluminum foil.
  • Cut into bars or pieces, any size you like.
  • Melt the chocolate in a bain marie and pour over bars.
  • Allow to cool and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

426
Calories (kcal)
21 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

23.0
Total Fat (g)
33 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

14.0
Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

51.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

41.0
Sugars (g)
46 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

4.1
Protein (g)
8 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.1
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.24
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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