What can I say? The boys asked for me to make these and it would be cruel to say ‘no’ I think. There are lots of recipes for ‘millionaire’s shortbread‘, all of which are pretty similar. The recipe that I used this time (it was another Mary Berry classic) used TWICE the amount of ingredients for the caramel. The result was clear to see:
Due to the vast amount of caramel, we have renamed this classic ‘Trillionaire’s Shortbread‘! Needless to say, I won’t be making these on a regular basis as I’m sure it’s not a good idea to eat your daily allowance of calories in one hit – it may be time to dig out the wii fit balance board before it’s too late!