Chocolate concrete squares

Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 12

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal257
  • fat15g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre1g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 175g plain flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 60g cocoa
  • 115g golden caster sugar
  • 145g butter, softened, plus extra for the tin
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • demerara sugar, for sprinkling over
  • 4 tbsp caramel
    Caramel

    Caramel

    ca-ra-mel

    This is white, granulated sugar melted until it browns, after which it sets clear and hard when…

  • 50ml single cream

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Put the flour, almonds, cocoa, caster sugar and a large pinch of salt into a food processor and whizz briefly. Add the butter and whizz until the mixture resembles damp sand.

  2. Generously butter the base and sides of a small (15 x 25cm) baking tin. Tip the mixture into the tin and press it down. Bake for 30 mins. Remove from the oven, sprinkle over some demerara sugar and cut into squares using a sharp knife while still it’s soft.

  3. Meanwhile, heat the caramel and cream together in a pan. Serve the concrete warm with the caramel sauce. You can cool any leftovers and eat them cold – they will harden like shortbread.

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