You only need 3 ingredients to make this delicious vegan caramel sauce: coconut milk, dates and almond butter. And it’s ready in less than 5 minutes!
This vegan caramel sauce is just perfect. It’s made with only 3 ingredients, ready in less than 5 minutes, super healthy and so delicious you could eat it straight out of the jar with a spoon (I’ve done it!).
I’ve seen so many caramel sauce recipes online and most of them requires refined sugar and heavy cream (among other ingredients), so they’re neither vegan, nor healthy. Besides, they’re usually not that simple as the recipes we share on the blog.
Our vegan caramel sauce was inspired by Pinch of Yum. She used only 3 ingredients to make here caramel sauce: coconut oil, maple syrup and almond butter. I’ve made my own version to make it even healthier, using coconut milk and Medjool dates.
It’s out of this world and you only have to blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. You can use it to make any recipe that calls for caramel sauce, but I prefer to eat it with some apple slices, it’s a delicious and super healthy snack!
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- 4 Medjool dates, pitted
- 3/4 cup full-fat coconut milk (200 ml)
- 2 tbsp almond butter
- Add all the ingredients to a powerful blender and blend until smooth.
- Use it for any recipe that calls for caramel sauce. You can also spread it onto bread or enjoy as a dip with some fresh fruit or crudités. We served it with a sliced apple.
- Keep leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for about 4 to 5 days.
- I’ve only made this recipe using Medjool dates, but if you want to use Deglet Nour dates, you’ll need to add 8 and soak them in hot water until they’re soft.
- I haven’t tried this caramel sauce using other plant milk, but you’ll probably need to use less milk and more almond butter because coconut milk is higher in fat and thicker than most plant milks.
- If you don’t like or can’t find almond butter, feel free to use any other nut or seed butter. I prefer almond butter because it has a less intense flavor than others.
- Recipe inspired by Pinch of Yum.
- Serving Size: 1 tbsp
- Calories: 35
- Sugar: 3.9 g
- Sodium: 1 mg
- Fat: 1.7 g
- Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
- Carbohydrates: 4.9 g
- Fiber: 0.6 g
- Protein: 0.7 g