This caramel sauce is fantastic! It is great for making sticky buns (recipe coming soon), topping on fruit or any dessert.
- 1 cup +1 TB maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 8 dates, seeded and halved
- 1 cup almond butter
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract or 1/2″ piece of a vanilla bean, scraped
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
Heat maple syrup and coconut oil in a saucepan over medium heat until it begins to simmer. Turn off then heat and add halved and seeded dates to the hot syrup and oil mixture (make sure all the dates are submerged). Cover the saucepan and allow to sit for at least 30 minutes.
Combine the syrup mixture with the rest of the ingredients in a high powered blender. Blend on medium until well combined and thick. Enjoy!
Store in the refrigerator for a week or in the freezer for longer periods of time.