Ohh, how my heart loves anything made with condensed milk. Maybe it has something to do with the health nurse having my Mum put me on it as a baby. I know, what were they thinking.
The salted caramel, is just a great combination, so please don't leave it out.
Chocolate salted caramel slice.
1 cup plain flour, sifted
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 desiccated coconut
125g butter melted
400g can sweetened condensed milk
2 tbsp golden syrup
60g butter melted.
1 tsp Maldon sea salt
200g good quality plain chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids, hide this from husband)
Preheat oven to 180 deg c. Line a 3 cm deep, 28x 18cm (base) lamington pan.
Combine all base ingredients in a bowl. Mix well.
Press into prepared lamington pan.
Bake for 15 to 20 min, or until lightly golden. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
Melt the butter slightly in a pan over a low heat for 2 minutes, add the condensed milk and golden syrup. whisk the mixture well till butter is thoroughly incorporated. cook for 8 minutes stirring constantly, until thickened and light golden in colour.( never take your eyes off it, it will burn very easily)
Pour over the cooled base, sprinkle with the salt.
Bake for 10 minutes until set.
Break the chocolate into pieces and place in a microwavable bowl. microwave for 1 min 45 sec on high, or until fully melted. stirring halfway.
leave to cool slightly, then pour over the caramel.
Refrigerate to set. Cut into squares to serve.