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Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats

Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats.

As me and my 2 oldest boys are racing tonight I thought I’d make us a little treat for when we have done.

Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats

Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats:

These treats always bring a tear to my eye when making as my grandma always made them for me at Easter, Birthdays, Christmas or just whenever she thought of me.

Up until a year ago when she fell over and broke her leg, now she is in a nursing home unable to ever walk again.

Moving on… I made these last year and my oldest son said” I could just imagine bringing my family over to see you and you making me them “YES” not for a long long time I thought šŸ™‚

If you’ve not got a food processor like me use a electric mixer but mine broke today so did it by hand (and the base didn’t turn out to good the shortbread stayed in the pan).

If there is a Fairy hob mother that I’ve been hearing a few blogs mention I would love a new Electric whisk šŸ˜‰

Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats

Makes 12

You Will Need:

115g/4 oz butter, plus little for greasing

175g/6 oz plain flour

55g/2 oz golden caster sugar

Filling: 

175g/6 oz butter

115g/4 oz golden caster sugar

3 tbsp golden syrup

400g/14 oz canned condensed milk

Topping:

200g/7 oz plain chocolate broken into pieces

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180 oC /350oF /gas mark 4.

Grease and line the base of a 23-cm/9 inch shallow square cake tin.

Place the butter, flour and sugar in a food processor and process until it bind together.

Press the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth the top.

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes,or until golden brown.

Meanwhile Make The Filling:

Place the butter,sugar, golden syrup and condensed milk in a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.

Bring to the boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture becomes very thick.

Pour over the shortbread base and leave to cool.

When cool put in the refrigerator until firm.

To Make The Topping:

Melt the chocolate and leave to cool.

Then spread over the caramel.

Chill in the refrigerator until set.

Cut the shortbread into 12 pieces with a sharp knife and serve.

Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats

 This is not my recipe all credits go to – The big book if baking.

Forgot to mention my 2 oldest boy’s ran for Nottinghamshire  in the County champs on Sunday. 

They came back with a medal each 1 with gold one with silver = very proud mum.


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12 responses to “Millionaires shortbread: After Running A Race Treats”

  1. Misfits Vintage says:

    Oh these look AWFUL! Not delicious, sticky, gooey, yummy, sweet, caramelly, mmmmm…Congrats to your rockstar runners!Sarah xxx

  2. dressingup-everyday says:

    That look delicious, thanks for the tutorial.I have to try it.:)

  3. cajunlicious says:

    Hi! Following you from the blog hop! Hope you visit my Cajun blog and return the follow!- Jessica

  4. Emma says:

    One of my most favourite things ever!

  5. Ofelia says:

    This looks so good! I'm hungry Now!I adore you plates and tea cups.

  6. Nic's Notebook says:

    Mmmm I tried to make these once but my caramel didn't work properly – time for another go I think šŸ™‚ x

  7. Dianne x says:

    Pure torture, heaven on a plate. For now I will just imagine the taste but in a few months will make some šŸ˜‰ x

  8. asiadeli says:

    Hi,visiting from the Hop a Little Tuesday. I'm now following your blog. I would love if you could return the favor. Thank you.

  9. Thanks for all the comments,Ofelia Thanks they were my grandmas šŸ™‚

  10. londonmum says:

    oh YUM – these look delicious. Pure temptation on a plate – might have to give them a go. Well done to your boys too!

  11. Hi,thanks for the comments…. we call it caramel shortbread too šŸ™‚

  12. This Mid 30s Life says:

    I saw the heading "millionaires shortbread" and since I'd never heard of it, read on. Looks amazing!! And now I'm very excited because I know this as "caramel slice" – not sure if this is another name for it in the UK? I made it ages ago and it was a complete failure but I'll try it again using this. Thanks! x

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