Caramel Sauce

Caramel Sauce

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Creamy and decadent, this caramel apple dip comes together in just minutes. Blended dates give the sauce body and a deep sweetness, without the trouble of caramelizing sugar. This recipe yields about 1 cup of caramel sauce, and we suggest using it for dip with freshly cut seasonal apples!

Quick and Easy Soy-Free Gluten-Free Snack Dessert
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SERVINGS
4
PREP & COOK TIME
10 min
CALORIES
140
FAT
4g
CARBOHYDRATES
26g
PROTEIN
1g

MAIN INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 Medjool dates, pitted
  2. 1 5.5-oz can coconut milk
  3. 2 tsp cornstarch
  4. ¾ cup coconut sugar
  5. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  6. ¼ tsp salt
  7. Seasonal apples for dipping
Allergens: tree nuts

TOOLS

  • Blender
  • Small saucepan

INSTRUCTIONS

2
Blend the dates
Check the dates for any pits and remove if present. Add the dates, coconut milk, and cornstarch to a blender and blend on high until very smooth.
3
Make the caramel
Place a small saucepan over medium-high heat and add the coconut sugar. Pour the blended date-coconut mixture on top and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until all of the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is glossy. Add the vanilla extract and salt and stir well to combine.
4
Serve
Serve the caramel sauce with sliced apples, or drizzle it over vegan baked goods. Enjoy!