Red's millionaire shortbread

    2 hours 30 min

    This recipe is soooo easy and I've been told it's better than shop bought. This recipe is for a big batch of millionaire shortbread trust me you will need it.


    Norfolk, England, UK
    18 people made this

    Serves: 10 

    • Base
    • 360g plain flour
    • 250g butter
    • 110g caster sugar
    • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
    • Filling
    • 150g butter
    • 125g caster sugar
    • 3 tbsp golden syrup
    • 225ml condensed milk
    • 300g bar chocolate
    • chopped nuts
    • 13x9 in baking tray

    Prep:1hr  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. For the base: In a plastic mixing bowl zap butter in microwave for ten or twenty sec's till soft. Add caster sugar & vanilla. Mix well, sift in flour and mix. Get your hands in and mush it up till it's lovely and soft.
    2. Grease up your baking tray & spread in the base mixture till it fits the whole tray. Prick holes before you put in oven on 170 C / gas mark 3 and cook for 30-40 mins till golden brown.
    3. For the filling: Put butter, milk and syrup in a heavy duty saucepan bring to the boil (you must keep stirring). Turn down heat & simmer for 1-2 hours (while still stirring) till it reaches soft-ball stage. When cool pour on shortbread & put in fridge to set.
    4. Melt a 300g bar of chocolate and pour on top of the caramel. Sprinkle chopped nuts, put back in fridge to set for 10 mins, cut up and enjoy.

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    super easy mmmmmmmmmmmm  -  08 Nov 2010


    i loved this recipe it was easy to make and my kids loved joining in to  -  06 Feb 2011


    its super duper  -  08 Nov 2010