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Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice

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This re-imagined version of Caramel Slice, a childhood favorite is the perfect little treat for when you need a little indulgence without the massive sugar hit. This tasty keto fat bomb is the ideal high-fat treat if you keep your carb intake low.

This slice is quick and easy to make, but a few tips to make it more fool-proof for you!

  • The base layer should hold together well on its own, but if it seems a little crumbly after processing, add a teaspoon or two of water which will help hold it together.
  • Don’t skip the browning of the sugar here – it helps to create the colour and flavour of the caramel layer. I don’t like overly-sweet sweets (oxymoron much!?) but if you do, I’d suggest you taste the caramel mix before pouring it onto the slice, and adding a little extra erythritol or stevia for a sweeter caramel.
  • I use the same saucepan to make the caramel and melt the chocolate, which saves on washing up – always a welcome step!

Looking for more treats suitable for a keto diet? Check out our fat bomb recipes!

Hands-on Overall

Serving size slice

Allergy information for Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice

✔  Gluten free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving, slice)

Net carbs2.3 grams
Protein4.1 grams
Fat17.7 grams
Calories197 kcal
Calories from carbs 5%, protein 9%, fat 86%
Total carbs4.7 gramsFiber2.4 gramsSugars1.5 gramsSaturated fat6.7 gramsSodium14 mg(1% RDA)Magnesium57 mg(14% RDA)Potassium158 mg(8% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 18 slices)

Base layer:
Caramel layer:
Chocolate layer:



  1. To make base layer, add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until combined. The mixture should appear crumbly, but should hold when pressed together between two fingers.
  2. Press firmly into a loaf pan or small slice pan (15 x 23 cm/ 6 x 9 inches). Place in the freezer while you make the caramel layer.
    Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice
  3. To make the caramel, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium to low heat, stirring constantly, until it’s started to brown.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until combined, then reduce heat until just simmering, and cook 5-10 minutes or until it starts to thicken. Note that it will continue to thicken as it cools.
    Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice
  5. Pour over the base layer, and spread evenly. Return to the freezer while you make the chocolate layer.
    Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice
  6. Melt the chocolate in a small saucepan or in the microwave, and then pour onto the solidified caramel layer. Spread evenly. Place back in the freezer for at least an hour to set.
    Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice
  7. Once set, cut into squares or bars, and store in an airtight container in the fridge.
    To get 18 small squares: make 2 cuts lengthwise and 5 cuts widthwise. Alternatively to make 12 large bars: make 2 cuts lengthwise and 3 cuts widthwise. Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice Keeps up to 10 days in the fridge, or two months in the freezer. Keto Chocolate Caramel Slice

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, slice)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Almond flour (blanched ground almonds, almond meal)
0.7 g1.7 g4.1 g46 kcal
Coconut, dried, desiccated, shredded (organic, unsweetened)
0.1 g0.4 g0.2 g6 kcal
Butter, unsalted, grass-fed
0 g0 g1.5 g13 kcal
Almond butter (organic, unsweetened)
0.2 g0.6 g1.6 g21 kcal
Stevia extract (SweetLeaf or NuNaturals, natural low-carb sweetener)
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Butter, unsalted, grass-fed
0 g0 g2.5 g22 kcal
Extra thick double cream
0.1 g0.1 g2.2 g26 kcal
Almond butter (organic, unsweetened)
0.3 g0.8 g2 g27 kcal
Erythritol (natural low-carb sweetener)
0.1 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Extra dark chocolate, 90% cocoa (cacao)
0.8 g0.6 g3.5 g35 kcal
Total per serving, slice
2.3 g4.1 g17.7 g197 kcal

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Comments (14)

What would be the best substitute for the shredded coconut in this recipe? I really don’t like the taste or texture of it!

You could use flaked/slivered almonds - or any chopped nuts or seeds. It will work with any so it's more about the flavour.

Can you please suggest any options or alternatives for dark chocolate?

Hi Kim, you could use sugar-free milk chocolate (likeLily's). If you want to avoid chocolate completely, you could make a layer from a combination of the following ingredients: coconut oil (or cacao butter), coconut butter (Foolproof Homemade Coconut Butter), sweeteners and vanilla or cinnamon. This is also very tasty to use as a layer: Keto Coconut Fat Bombs
I hope this helps! 😊

My husband and I absolutely love this slice. We’ve altered slightly depending on what we have on hand, swapping out almond butter for cashew/coconut butter, or liquid stevia with sugar-free maple and it’s just so delicious.
So we just wanted to say thank you for sharing this awesome sweet, keto treat ❤️

Thank you Manu, I'm glad you enjoyed!

Do I have to use a bit butter in it? Will anything go wrong if I omit it?

It's better if you use it (texture). If you want to use a nut-free caramel recipe, try this one: Keto & Paleo Caramel Sauce

Thick cream?

Hi Courtney, it's in the "add the remaining ingredients" in step 4. I hope this helps!

Hi. I have just made these and they are beautiful. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

Thank you for your lovely feedback!

This I have to make sounds like millionaires shortbread.

It is like a no-bake millionaire's shortbread! 😊