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Twix Bars

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Setting time2 hrs
Servings: 12 bars

Ingredients

For the shortbread

  • 250 g gluten free plain flour
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 175 g dairy free butter block (See FAQs*)

For the caramel

  • 120 g caster sugar
  • 100 g golden syrup
  • 30 g dairy free butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 130 g dairy free soy cream (See FAQs*)

For the chocolate

  • 250 g dairy free chocolate

Instructions

For the shortbread

  • Pre heat your oven to 180C and grease and line a 20cm square baking tin.
  • Add your butter and sugar to a large mixing bowl. Cream together with an electric whisk for a few minutes until smooth. Add the flour and xantham gum and mix together until a dough is formed. Press the dough into your lined baking tin.
  • Bake for around 25-30 minutes, until slightly golden on top and firm to touch. Remove from the oven and leave to cool whilst you make the caramel.

Make the caramel

  • Add your caster sugar, golden syrup, vanilla extract and soy cream to a saucepan and place over a low heat. Stir until fully combined and then stir in the butter and bring to a simmer on a medium heat.
  • Simmer for around 15 minutes, continuing to stir constantly so it doesn't stick or burn. The caramel will start to thicken up but will still be slightly runny. You wil be able to tell it's ready by dropping a small amount into a bowl of cold water, it should form a soft caramel ball when pressed together.
  • Pour the caramel on top of the shortbread biscuit and place in the fridge to set for atleast an hour.

Assemble

  • Once the caramel is firmly set, remove from the tin and cut into 12 equal sized Twix bars using a sharp knife. Place the bars onto a sheet of baking paper.
  • Melt the dairy free chocolate in a large bowl and carefully dip the Twix bars into the chocolate until fully coated (make sure to only briefly dip the bars so they don't break in the warm chocolate). Place back on the baking sheet and repeat for the rest of the bars.
  • Place the bars back in the fridge to fully set. Optional: Melt some extra dairy free chocolate to drizzle on top for decoration.