Oats & Orange Caramel Bars

Oats and Orange Caramel Bars 1

Oats & Orange Caramel Bars

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup oats
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
½ cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 can condensed milk
¼ cup orange juice
1 tbsp grated orange rind

In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until combined.
Mix flour, oats, baking powder and salt in another bowl.
Add dry ingredients to butter mixture and mix. Divide into 2.
Line parchment paper in a 8×8 baking pan.
Place half of the dough mixture on the tray and press down evenly. Bake in a preheated oven at 150 degree Celsius for 8-10 mins.
In the meanwhile, stir condensed milk, orange juice, orange zest.
Take out the baking crust and spread the condensed milk mixture on top. Sprinkle the rest of the oatmeal mixture on top.
Bake again for 15 mins or until the bottom crust is golden brown.
Cool and slice into small squares and serve.

Oats and Orange Caramel Bars

If you keep a close watch and bake for 10 mins or so, condensed milk mixture will remain white and will not become caramel.
Bake to your liking.