Smarties caramel slice

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This more colourful version of a classic caramel slice is perfect to share with friends and family. It will be a hit at your next kids birthday party!


150g (1 cup) plain flour
110g (1/2 cup) brown sugar
40g (1/2 cup) desiccated coconut
125g butter, melted
2 x 395g cans Nestlé Sweetened Condensed Milk
100g butter, extra, chopped
1/3 cup (80ml) golden syrup
200g block Nestlé Plaistowe Dark Chocolate
1 tbsp vegetable oil
3 x 50g pkts Nestlé Smarties


  1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Lightly grease a 18cm x 28cm slice pan and line with baking paper.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar and coconut in a bowl. Add the melted butter and mix well. Press mixture firmly into base of prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  3. Combine sweetened condensed milk, extra butter and golden syrup in a medium saucepan. Stir over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until smooth. Pour over base. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Cool.
  4. To melt the chocolate, place dark chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on MEDIUM (50%) for 1 minute, then stir. Repeat process in 30 second intervals until melted. Add the oil and stir until smooth. Pour evenly over slice. Refrigerate for 5 minutes or until chocolate is partially set. Arrange Smarties over slice in a diagonal pattern. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Serve, cut into squares.

Credits: Taste