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Caramel Squares contributed by, Grace from the Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Caramel Squares
From: Wales
By  Grace


3 1/2 ounce butter
3 tablespoons sugar
2 ounces cornflower, sifted
3 tablespoons plain flour, sifted

Caramel Filling
4 1/2 ounces butter
3 ounces brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Chocolate Topping
8 ounces chocolate, melted

preheat oven to 350  ˚F
To make the base, place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy
Mix in the cornflour and plain flour, turn onto a lightly  floured surface and knead  briefly
Press into a greased and lined 7” + 11” shallow cake tin and bake for 25 minutes or until firm
To make the filling, place the butter, brown sugar and honey in a saucepan and cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly until the sugar melts and the ingredients are combined
Bring to the boil and simmer for 7 minutes
Beat in the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla essence
Pour the filling over the base and bake for 20 minutes longer
Set aside and cool completely
Spread the melted chocolate over the filling and set aside until firm
Store at room temperature in a cookie tin or airtight container

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