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Alex' s recipe for:

Millionaire's Shortbread

Millionaire's Shortbread

To Make 12 Cakes

1.25 lbs Plain Flour
14 ozs Butter
7 ozs Sugar
14 ozs Plain Chocolate
1 can Condensed Milk

To Make 108 Cakes

7.5 lbs Plain Flour
5lbs Butter
2.5 lbs Sugar
5lbs Plain Chocolate
6 cans Condensed Milk

    • Place all the cans of condensed milk into a pan of boiling water and boil for 3 and a half hours.
    • Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
    • Fold in the flour and roll out the mixture to roughly ½ inch thick
    • If making 12 -14 portions:-
      grease a swill roll type tray and spread mixture evenly in the tray.
    • If making 108 portions:-
      Divide between 3 greased trays measuring 14in / 35cm wide, 18in / 45cm long and 1½ in / 3.5cm deep.
    • Bake at 170°C for about 20 .. 25 minutes or until a light golden brown in colour.
    • When cool spread with the warm condensed milk, allow to cool slightly and spread with melted plain chocolate.

    Chef's Tips:

    • Before you start making this get your cans of condensed milk on the boil.
    • When the shortbread is cooked and topped cut it into the required sizes before it cools too much.

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