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Vegemite caramel 20 minutes

Cadbury released a vegemite chocolate bar earlier this year, as usual I only found out about it this week. I liked the idea so much I decided to make something inspired from it. Ended up making some vegemite caramel.

I currently have two vegemite jars that my friend shipped over last year. It's delicious but I don't always know what to make with it. It's great on toast but aside from that... mind goes blank.

The vegemite caramel mix of the Cadbury bar intrigued me. Vegemite is very salty but I happen to be a big fan of salted sweets – I'm looking at you sea salt chocolate. If I added some to date caramel (instead of salt) I knew it would taste good. I have Alissa from Nourishing meals to thank for the idea of date caramel. I used deglet noor dates for this recipe because it's what I had feel free to use medjool dates instead. Medjool dates are great but you don't have to use them they're expensive and their cheaper counterparts work just fine.

I was right, it tastes amazing. Cut a few apples up and dip them right into the vegemite caramel or you can spread it over some toast! This is a weird mix but believe me it tastes awesome.

There are a few places in Montreal where you can get vegemite Ta pies on Park av. near Mont-royal street has some. Otherwise you can get one of your nice Australian buddies to send you some!

-Rekka
deglet noor dates1 cupvegemite1 1/2 tsplemon juice1 tspsoy milk4 tbspvanilla extract1 tsp

    1/2 pint

  • Soak 1 cup of deglet noor dates in boiling water for 5-10 minutes. Drain.
  • Mix dates with the following ingredients - 1 1/2 tsp of vegemite, 1 tsp of lemon juice, 4 tbsp of soy milk and 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  • Blend to a smooth puree using a hand mixer or food processor. Serve as a dip for apple slices!
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