Millionaire's shortbread recipes

Whether you call them millionaire's shortbread or caramel squares, we've got lots of top-rated recipes for you to try. Many recipes don't require boiling and all are easy to make. Great for afternoon tea or cake sales.

17 recipes



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96 reviews

I got this recipe from Sharon, a flatmate at my university, who got it from her Gran. Her Gran was an amazing cook who never needed to weigh anything! Luckily, Sharon had made her write this one down. I know you can get these at nearly every bakery in the high street but they are relatively simple to make and well worth the effort.

Recipe by: cadburyqueen

674 reviews

These caramel squares are super-easy to make and they take only 20 minutes to bake.

Recipe by: Julia

11 reviews

Chunky pieces of shortbread, covered with caramel and chocolate. Tastes amazing! A big favourite in my house.

Recipe by: selinaj

14 reviews

It's shortbread with caramel and chocolate.

Recipe by: sexymelxx

15 reviews

A classic shortbread layered with caramel and chocolate - fit for all millionaires!

Recipe by: meganw

4 reviews

These delicious treats are simple to make and are great as a snack or as a dessert, especially when served with ice cream.

Recipe by: cisacke

4 reviews

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.

Recipe by: xredx

1 review

This is my new favourite and my little girl's favourite easy tray bake recipe. It's a cross between millionaire's shortbread and rocky road (hence the name). It's a really simple recipe and my daughter loves getting involved in mixing things together. If you want to bake this in a tray bake tin multiply the recipe by half (e.g instead of 180g of flour, use 270g and so on.)

Recipe by: pabotto

No reviews

A great way to combine buttery shortbread with creamy fudged topped off with dark rich chocolate. I made this dish as an experiment which turned out to be a huge hit with family and friends. The dish has three parts; first is the creation of the shortbread, second is making the creamy fudge layer and finally the addition of the dark chocolate topping.

Recipe by: DorsetJammer

1 review

Delicious caramel shortcake, not too rich and easy to make. A shortbread crust is covered with a caramel layer and then with dark chocolate.

Recipe by: luscious2011

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