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RECIPE | 6 3 Ingredient Caramel Pecan Slice Smooth and silky caramel with a crunchy pecan base, this delicious little treat is such a cinch thanks to Ashley Collins from Nourish Me Mum. You can make this freezer dessert ahead of time and have a slice ready and waiting for when the mood strikes or when company drops in. Enjoy! Serves: 8-12 Time: 10 minutes + set time Difficulty: Easy INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups full fat coconut cream 16 medjool dates, pitted, soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes and drained 1 cup pecans Want more content like this? SUBSCRIBE to Wholesome for your dose of exclusive interviews, wellness tips and recipes. METHOD 1. Line a 15cm square cake tin or small loaf pan with paper and set aside. 2. To make the caramel topping, add coconut cream and dates into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid. 3. Set to Variable 3 and turn machine on, slowly increasing to Variable 7. Process at 7 (scraping down the sides of the jug once if necessary) until smooth and creamy for about 30 seconds. 4. Pour whole pecans into the bottom of your lined tin, arranging to cover the bottom of the tin well. 5. Pour prepared caramel mixture over the top, spreading evenly with a spatula. 6. Place in freezer to set for a minimum of 2 hours or overnight. The slice will keep in the freezer in an airtight container for up to one month. Best served directly from the freezer and enjoyed immediately. Tip: Add a few flakes of sea salt to each slice before serving to enhance the caramel flavour. Note: Any nut can replace pecans. This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 2.0-litre container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities. For more great recipes make sure your visit the Vitamix website. UP NEXT DARK CHOCOLATE +RASPBERRY FONDUE → SUBSCRIBE for future editions