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Dwelling-made nutty millionaire's shortbread | H is for Dwelling #recipe #nuts #shortbread #millionairesshortbread

This nutty millionaire’s shortbread tastes SO severely higher than any I’ve ever bought from a store. I occurred to contain bags of whole almonds and hazelnuts in the larder, but it absolutely would possibly perchance be equally as correct if you happen to made it the usage of pecans, Brazil nuts or walnuts. Cashew butter in its attach of peanut in the shortbread would be a correct alternative to strive too!

  • For the shortbread
  • 125 g/4oz butter softened
  • 2 tbs peanut butter tender or crunchy
  • 75 g/3oz caster sugar
  • 75 g/3oz cornflour
  • 175 g/6oz easy flour
  • For the topping
  • 397 g/14oz tin of sweetened condensed milk
  • 100 g/3½oz blended nuts I feeble ½ & ½ hazelnuts and almonds
  • 125 g/4oz easy dark chocolate
  • To impact the caramel topping, build the unopened tin in a heavy-based mostly mostly saucepan and fully quilt with water. Mask the saucepan with its lid and boil for roughly 1½ hours, topping up the water stage if wanted.

  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350F/Gas worth 4, 10 minutes before baking.

  • Line a 22cm/8inch square cake tin with parchment/greaseproof paper

  • Cream collectively the butter and sugar till light

  • Sift in the cornflour and simple flour and mix to have an effect on a tender dough

  • The usage of the lend a hand of a dessert spoon, press the aggregate evenly into the lined cake tin and cut in each attach with a fork

  • Bake for 20 minutes or till fair turning golden brown

  • Put the nuts on to a baking tray and toast them in the oven for 10-Quarter-hour

  • Spend away the shortbread from the oven and space apart on a wire rack

  • Spend away the nuts from the oven and wrap them in a natty tea towel. Rub the nuts collectively to take dangle of most of the skins (severely if you happen to are the usage of hazelnuts or ‘red skinned’ peanuts)

  • Reserve 9 of the nuts, roughly sever the rest and sprinkle them evenly across the shortbread

  • Open the tin of boiled condensed milk (if the contents are pretty inflexible you would perchance soften it by warming a exiguous bit in a saucepan on the stove or decant accurate into a microwaveable container and warmth for 20-30 seconds). Pour the caramel over the nuts and unfold evenly. Refrigerate at the same time as you put collectively the chocolate

  • Smash up the chocolate into items and build them accurate into a warmth-proof bowl

  • The usage of a saucepan diminutive ample no longer to permit the bowl to the contact the backside, earn the bowl with merely ample water so that it doesn’t reach into contact with the nefarious of the bowl

  • Simmer the saucepan of water till the chocolate has fair melted

  • Pour the chocolate evenly over the live of the caramel

  • Advise the whole nuts on high of the chocolate, one for every bit

  • Enable to space before cutting into squares & serving

You may additionally parboil the tinned condensed milk in come and the caramel would possibly perchance be saved for months & months before use. I consistently contain just a few cans of ‘cooked’ condensed milk saved in our larder.

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