Click here to print this page

Planning Retirement Online

Are you mad about baking? If so, welcome to the new article series for foodies.

We've teamed up with BakingMad.com to bring you delectable desserts and bakery goodness in the form of simple, easy to follow recipes.

Millionaire's Shortbread with Cadbury's Créme Eggs

Millionaire’s Shortbread is a timeless classic British treat. It combines a layer of shortbread with a thick layer of caramel and topped with a rich chocolate. This version then takes it to the next level! Top it with Cadbury’s Mini Créme Eggs to make the ultimate indulgent Easter tray bake. Millionaire’s Shortbread with Cadbury’s Mini Créme Eggs- you can use bigger eggs if you want.

Millionaire's Shortbread with Cadbury's Créme Eggs
Prep: 35 MINS
Bake: 40 MINS
Serves:24
Skill Level: EASY

Ingredients

For the shortbread

For the caramel

For the topping

  • 300g Dark chocolate
  • 1 Eggs Cadbury's Mini Creme Eggs x1 packet


The Method

STEP 1
Heat the oven to 160°C (fan 140°C, gas mark 3). Line a 20cm x 23cm tin with baking paper, making sure the paper overhangs slightly so it's easier to remove the finished cake.

STEP 2
For the shortbread layer, place the sugar, butter and flours into a food processor. Whizz until a soft dough is made. Spoon the dough into the prepared tin and lightly press to form a smooth base.

STEP 3
Chill for about 20 minutes and then bake for 35 minutes or until golden. Leave to cool.

STEP 4
To make the caramel, place the butter, sugar, syrup and condensed milk into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the butter has melted.

STEP 5
Bubble and stir the misture gently for 5 to 8 minutes, until you get a thick and fudge-like mix. Pour over the cold shortbread in an even layer. Leave to cool.

STEP 6
Once the caramel has colled, chop the chocolate and place in a bowl suspended over a pan of simmering water. Do not let the water touch the bottom of the pan as this can cause the chocolate to burn. Stir the chocolate until melted.

Once it has totally melted, pour it over the colled caramel and then place Cadbury's Créme Eggs into the chocolate. You can use as many as you like! Allow it to set at room temperature.

STEP 7
When it's ready to serve, remove it from the tin using the paper to help. Cut it into little squares (or big ones if you're feeling naughty!)


More BakingMad.Com Recipes

Back to Laterlife Interest Index

 


Bookmark This Share on Facebook Receive more like this

Latest Articles:

Give your feet some TLC!

happy feet

Feet are often underestimated yet they are just so important. These tiny platforms at the bottom of our legs carry our whole weight as we stand or move along.

Waitrose


Recipe Inspiration

 mascarpone

Health Food of the Month recipes.

And why not take a look at possible wine pairings suggested by Waitrose Cellar.

What is American Thanksgiving all about?

Thanksgiving. Picture thanks to leading American department store Macy’s

Most people will have heard of American thanksgiving and the big turkey festivals held at the end of November. For Americans, this is often bigger than Christmas and the main celebration of the year.

more

Win great prizes in our current Competitions

Everybody's talking about Jamie

Click here to visit the competitions page.

Article Archive

The LaterLife Article Archive provides a comprehensive list of links, to all the current regular article series' as well as quick links to older articles.
 
Back to LaterLife Today

Visit our Pre-retirement Courses section here on laterlife or our dedicated Retirement Courses site

Bookmark


Advertise on laterlife.com



LaterLife Travel Insurance in Association with Avanti