CARAMEL SHORTBREAD

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Does this look decadent enough for you? I'm afraid I would have to double the recipe and then some! This gives shortbread a whole new identity!
Recipe & photo: allrecipes.com

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Serves:
Makes 16 bars or rounds
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    ground almonds
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 3/8 c
    white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    golden syrup
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 oz
    high quality milk chocolate squares
  • 1/3 c
    toasted and sliced almonds
  • NOTE: IF YOU CAN'T FIND GOLDEN SYRUP, YOU MAY SUBSTITUTE EQUAL PARTS HONEY.

How to Make CARAMEL SHORTBREAD

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup butter and 1/4 cup sugar until pale. Add flour and ground almonds to form a soft dough.
  2. Press dough into an 8-inch square pan that has been greased and lined with parchment paper. OR press equal amounts of dough into 2 8-cup muffin tins.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until pale golden brown. Leave in pan until cool.
  4. FOR TOPPING: Cook 3/4 cup butter, 3/8 cup sugar, syrup,and sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan on low heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 to 7 minutes until it has thickened and has a pale caramel color.
  5. Spread caramel on cooled shortbread, and let set about 40 minutes. Melt chocolate over low heat. Spread melted chocolate on top of caramel and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

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About CARAMEL SHORTBREAD

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland




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