Here is our take on the Millionaire’s Shortbread… Twinning Style. Indulgent, with a crunchy biscuit base, soft caramel centre and a chocolate topping with amaretti biscuit crumbled on top, which makes this the ultimate Twillionaire’s Shortbread.
For the shortbread
- 225g Plain flour
- 175g Unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes
- 100g Caster sugar
For the topping
- 150g Butter
- 1 x 379g Can condensed milk
- 100g Golden syrup
- 400g Nutella
- 130g Dark chocolate chips
- Crushed Amaretti biscuits
Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2. Grease and line a 23cm/9in square cake tin with baking parchment. Combine the flour and butter cubes in a food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. (Alternatively, you can rub the butter in by hand.) Add in the caster sugar and pulse again until combined. Tip the mixture into the lined cake tin and spread it out evenly with the back of a spoon. Then press the shortbread down firmly with your knuckles so that it is tightly packed in the tin. Bake the shortbread for 30 minutes or until very light golden brown. Set aside to cool.
Meanwhile, for the topping, heat the butter, condensed milk and golden syrup in a saucepan, stirring occasionally until the butter is melted and the mixture is smooth. Increase the heat and bring the mixture to the boil, stirring frequently. The caramel will thicken and turn golden-brown. Set aside to cool slightly, then pour over the cooled shortbread.
Allow to cool completely.
Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water (ensure that the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water), stirring occasionally.
Pour the melted chocolate over the caramel and then sprinkle on the crushed amaretti biscuits while still warm. Put in the fridge for 30 minutes until set completely.
The Amaretti biscuits adds a crunchy, chewy, almond flavour to our Twillionaire Shortbread which takes it to another level.
Cut into squares and serve. Buon Appetito…