Hi Jane, In a bowl mix together by hand the butter, sugar and flour for the shortbread. https://www.oetker.co.uk/uk-en/recipe/r/chocolate-orange-millionaire-shortbread It was quite simple to adapt to make it Christmas themed by using Terry’s Chocolate Orange on top, and drizzling over some Orange Coloured chocolate as well. Would it even be possible to make a seasonal alcoholic version with cointreau in it? What temperature on a sugar thermometer should the caramel be when ready. Grease and line an 18cm (7inch) straight-sided square cake tin. if substituting the orange zest for orange extract, how much would you add? Pile the crumbs into the tin and then press the mixture evenly across the base of the tin using the back on a spoon until completely covered and smooth. All Rights Reserved. Is it too much zest, or perhaps the oranges I was using? Jamie Oliver’s 5 ingredient shortbread recipe is lovely, quick and easy to make. Sometimes we just need a seriously indulgent treat. For more information on cookies and how to delete them, please visit our privacy policy. When making the shortbread base, it was more like a dough than crumbly, but i used the correct ingredients and volumes, do you know a reason for this. Caramel always appears to be very liquid in all kinds of media and seems to remain liquid even in a fridge. By far the best layer of caramel I have ever tasted and nice & easy recipes to follow, thank you so much Jane, looking forward to trying out more of your recipes in the future . Cream the butter, sugar and orange zest until light and creamy. I feel it would be much more helpful if you wrote that as part of the recipe. If the chocolatey topping sets too firm to score, leave to set further in the fridge for 30 minutes, then remove the caramel slice from the tin as described above. Can you tell me what I done wrong please? Instagram For the recipe  Chocolate Orange Millionaire Shortbread. Please see my disclosure for more details!*. You have to use the correct type of colouring – if it seizes, it’s not for chocolate. You can find me on: OH MY! xx. 175g/6.10 Odlums Cream Flour; 125g/4oz Butter room temperature; 50g/2oz Caster sugar; Zest of 2 oranges ; Caramel layer. Giving it a little more pizzazz I gave them a drizzle of chocolate, and a segment on each … You can sometimes bring it off the heat and whisk it till it comes back together! Buttery Orange flavoured Shortbread, Delicious Homemade Caramel, and Terry’s Chocolate Orange Goodness on top. Only thing is, it’s never that dark brown as on video . ❤️ Luscious an, Christmas Chocolate Cake! Put the bowl over a saucepan of barely simmering water and leave to melt. © Jane’s Patisserie. After the caramel has boiled, stir in coconut, rum, or almond extract for an extra hit of flavor. Pinterest https://www.olivemagazine.com/.../chocolate-orange-almond-shortbreads Grease and line an 9x9 (23cm) inch square baking tin with baking paper, making sure the paper rises above the tin by a couple of inches so you can easily lift it out later. Sift the flour on top and stir into the creamed butter and sugar until the mixture forms a crumbly dough, finally stir through the Chocolate Chunks. Also, I boil mine for 5-7 minutes, so 3 minutes would be a lighter caramel colour. * These are only estimates and can vary dependant on brands of ingredients and serving sizes. Enjoy! It will be crumbly but the ingredients will be evenly dispersed! Then again it seems you use less sugar, but more milk/butter than most caramel recipes do. I use a medium level of heat, and a larger pan so its easier to stir. As if crumbly, biscuity, chewy, caramelly, chocolate Millionaire’s shortbread wasn’t moreish enough, adding orange flavour takes it to another dimension. You can’t really skip the steps, as it really is a caramel. So you either melt chocolate in a microwave (some need it on half heat), or you melt it in a double boiler (a bowl above a pan of simmering water) – chocolate can’t often be melted straight in a pan on the hob! Step 7: I cut mine into 20 as I used the smaller segments of Terry’s. Prick all over with a fork and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden and just firm to the touch. Sometimes grainy caramel can be a number of things – often electric/induction hobs cause this in comparison to gas (no idea why but its a thing apparently! For the caramel, put the butter, condensed milk, sugar and syrup in a pan with a pinch of salt. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Leave to cool in the tin. Once the sugar has dissolved, turn the heat up high and let the mixture come to boiling point and boil for 5-7 minutes stiring constantly so that the mixture doesn’t catch. You can use orange extract instead! Terry's Chocolate Orange Millionaires Shortbread! You over did it – try a couple less minutes next time. To out it in the fridge or does it go in hot? Hey! Even the Lindt chocolates for example, or a flavoured cadburys chocolate! Put a chocolate orange slice on it for each piece when you eventually cut it. The best thing to do is to just set it at room temperature rather then in the fridge at all so it should be easier! Lucy. I feel it would be much more helpful if you gave it a go first. x. Hi Jane, what orange food colouring do you recommend? Think a Chocolate Chip Cookie base, sweet orange-infused caramel and dark chocolate topping. I made these and they were delicious apart from the fact my shortbread tasted a bit sour from the zest of the orange! You have to be careful as it obviously does get VERY hot, but its worth it. Step 1: Chocolate & Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread This indulgent treat by Doughlicious has a delicious twist on the classic: a chocolate chip cookie base, with a sweet orange-infused caramel and dark chocolate topping. Thankyou x. I put it in the fridge whilst still hot personally! Your recipe seems too delicious not to try it out though The 25th January celebrates ‘Burns Night’ to mark the birthday of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Pour the caramel onto the shortbread base and leave to set for an hour in the fridge. Thanks again! https://kerrycooks.com/no-bake-terrys-millionaires-shortbread-recipe Could I also do that? LADbible. For this recipe and many more: https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/chocolate-orange-millionaire-shortbread/ Do not use my images without prior permission. I don’t know about you, but to me, it doesn’t … In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until soft and creamy. We certainly do at Doughlicious HQ – but we couldn’t help putting our own twist on this classic creation (taking a little inspiration from our Orange Chocolate Lite Bites). My caramel came out a bit grainy, do you know why this might be? Step 4: There isn’t a temperature to boil it too, its the timing. ❤️ Chocolatey c, Baileys Chocolate Tart! Hey jane! Bring it to boil still stirring but very steadily as mixture is extremely hot. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Just made this, looks great and can’t wait to eat it! (Correct me if I’m wrong) Put the butter, condensed milk, syrup and Orange Extract in a saucepan and heat gently until mixed. I tried to do it in the pot (was a mistake) but it burned before it was all smooth? *This post may contain affiliate links. This will keep in an airtight container for at least 1 week – if they last that long! I personally do recommend using actual butter, or a spread like stork – but I haven’t used the willow brand before! 200g/7oz Condensed milk; 125g/4.4oz Butter; 125g/4.4oz Caster sugar; 2 tbsp Golden syrup; 1 tsp Goodalls Vanilla Essence ; Chocolate Layer. Today. Chocolate Orange Cupcakes! If so it just needed a little more baking! You can’t use a tin of carnations caramel and stick it on top as it doesn’t set. Prick the shortbread lightly with a fork and bake for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch and very … You can use normal Milk Chocolate if you wish, or even use orange extract to flavour it this traybake. Hi Jane how much Terry’s chocolate orange do you melt. When I make Terry’s Chocolate Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread, I use a mix of chocolate orange segments and milk chocolate on top. Who doesn’t love Millionaire’s Shortbread? Bring the mixture together and then begin to knead into a dough for a few minutes. Remove from the water and cool for 10 minutes. x. Hi Jane, Do you think this could be frozen at all? Do you know why this could be? Thank you very much . To make the shortbread, cream the butter, sugar and orange zest together with a wooden spoon until light and pale. Ahh thank you! , Hi Jane. This chocolate orange shortbread is just perfect with a big cuppa and makes for … merci d’avance pour votre reponse. Tip from the Test Kitchen If the chocolatey topping sets too firm to score, leave to set further in the fridge for 30 minutes, then remove the caramel slice from the tin as described above. Bloglovin’ x. I love this recipe especially at Christmas time but I have an Osijek, everytime I add food colouring to the white chocolate it congealed and goes really funny, any tips on adding colouring to white chocolate? Made these the other day and absolutely loved them and couldn’t stop myself from tucking into just 1 more every time! Gingerbread NYC Cookies! All images & content are copyright protected. Then, you start the boiling – and if you over do it or have the heat too high it can split a bit! Quick question though on your nutritional values it’s states how many calories per portion. Ingredients. Golden Syrup is a syrup available in the UK, you will need to google your alternative. Step 6: Which orange extract do you find the best? Hello These look amazing, can I use tinned caramel? For the caramel, you REALLY have to work on it. As it happens I’m an absolute newbie to caramel cooking. Millionaire’s Shortbread is a rich, decadent treat made up of three layers: a shortbread crust, chewy golden caramel, and thick chocolate ganache. No its just meant to be Caramel – writing multiple recipes at once I wrote the wrong thing haha sorry! I just wanted to check if there was a method of keeping the presentation of these a little neater.Thanks in advance xx, I use a really large (26cm) chefs knife to cut mine, as they’re so sharp they are much easier to cut! Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. Hi if I was just buy a the caramel in a tin would it still work the same if I heated it and then added it, No – I really would recommend following the recipe. Heat … Perfect Christmas Traybake! I love this recipe, tried so many of yours and I always compliment your recipes to everyone I make for, when doing this one, can I make a smaller batch?? Just checking because I’m very unsure and easily confused. I’d recommend watching my Millionaires Shortbread video on YouTube as I show exactly how I make the caramel! Just reading through the ingredients/recipe, I notice your title for the caramel is salted caramel but you use unsalted butter and no other salt addition so wondered how the caramel becomes salted – or have I missed something! How many portions did you make from it? These Chocolate Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread bars are a prime example of such a successful tweak. I love any Valencian supermarket ones or Nielsen Massey! Make sure your shortbread mixture is packed really tightly into the tin, or your Millionaire’s Shortbread will crumble when cut into! Learn how your comment data is processed. Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. ❤️ A Rich and Luxu, Chocolate Orange Truffles!! Twitter Hey really want to try and nail this recipe! Of course, this is optional, but its OH SO YUMMY and moreish. Step 2: Make the if you love Terry’s chocolate orange, you will love this twist on a Millionaire’s shortbread and it’s much easier to make than you may think! Absoloutley delicious and easy to follow too, thankyou. Start again, butter, milk, sugar, syrup. Add the … Sometimes it just will be differently coloured – also, you have to remember lighting can affect a photo/video, so as long as its sets and is tasty the colour doesn’t matter so much! Melt chocolate with butter then pour over the caramel and chill to set. I decided to go quite similarly along the lines of my Salted Caramel Millionaires Shortbread as the recipe is just so popular and works so well. Preheat the oven to 180˚C (160˚C fan oven, 350˚F, gas 4). Spread the melted Chocolate evenly over the top of the orange caramel. Wed, 17 April 2019. Chocolate & Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread. How would I work this out sorry? When you add the shortbread you need to really push it down and make the ingredients firm and maybe bake for slightly less time? I left my melting butter split, then it stayed on top of condensed milk, looked horrible. How To Make Millionaire's Shortbread - I'm going to warn you now... this chocolatey, caramel coated shortbread recipe is very addictive! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I have just made this recipe, looks great but I have failed with the simple melting of white choc and adding orange food colour, as soon as the food colour is added it goes too thick ,help. x. Easy to follow your recipe Pour over the shortbread and allow to cool. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and caster sugar until it becomes light and fluffy. Pour the caramel onto the shortbread base and leave to set for an hour in the fridge. I’ve made this several times, and I adore the extra Orange in the shortbread, rather than just the chocolate orange melted on top. I’m Jane, a food writer, photographer and blogger. My goal with this blog is to give you the fun, laughter, confidence and knowledge to bake and cook whatever you fancy! Once I started adding the orange food colouring to the melted white chocolate, it turned really thick. Add some water and boil the water to warm the pan through and then clean. Your chocolate orange millionaire shortbread is now ready to serve and enjoy! Loved making these! I don’t often make my caramels from complete scratch as many of my readers prefer the easier versions, and I get that. Grease and line an 8 in / 20 cm square tin. We decided to dedicate our monthly ‘Seasonal Eats’ recipe to a Scottish classic… with a Doughlicious twist of course. Then add the flour, salt and mix until … To make it a little more special (ok, more than it already is), this one is made with dark chocolate orange segments that add another fab layer of flavour. Thanks for the great recipe! This website places cookies on your computer devices to make the site work better and to help us and our partners understand how you use our site. 'Like' our Facebook page for recipe ideas, competitions and more! And yes if they’re chewy that means they’re slightly overdone is all! Your chocolate orange millionaire shortbread is now ready to serve and enjoy! (C) 2020 - Jane's Patisserie. Biscuit base is slightly crumbly, how would I fix this? Also most “caramel tutorials” have the sugar cooked first and and then when it’s melted/turned brown have butter/cream/milk etc added. I do this for many reasons. 3minutes after… Ta daa. Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C / gas 4) Grease a 32cm rectangular traybake tin with butter. Chocolate Orange Millionaire Shortbread. Hi Jane If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words and credit me, or link back to this post for the recipe. Place on a board and using a large bladed knife, cut into 12 pieces. I realise I say this a lot, but I have a hungry bunch of Taste Testers, and if they don’t like something, they do say! Preheat the oven to 180C/160Fan/Gas 4. Just wondered if yours would be cut into less pieces with it being larger segments? A great touch is to leave some segments whole on top for a really attractive effect. I'm also partial to homewares, lifestyle posts and more! The nutritional values are only estimated however as it depends entirely on what exact ingredients you use and so on! Perennial stocking-filler Terry’s chocolate orange gives this another level. I have done it three batches, two of them turned grainy. And I would recommend making your own as tinned caramel won’t set properly and will be a splodgy mess x, My caramel set and was rock hard Wat I do wrong. Begin to rub it between your fingers until it starts to resemble a breadcrumb consistency. In a large saucepan pour the condensed milk, butter, sugar, and golden syrup and melt on a medium heat till the sugar has dissolved – stir frequently to stop anything from catching. ), or the sugar didn’t dissolve correctly before the mixture boiled x, Hi, Lower heat. I’ve made the millionaires on many occasion but the struggle I find is the chocolate cracks on top when I remove from the fridge to portion. BE CAREFUL as the mixture is VERY hot and can burn you if it splashes back! If the chocolate topping sets too firm to score, leave to set further in the fridge for 30 minutes, then remove the millionaire shortbread from the tin as described above. Would it also have the same desired “fudgey” consistency? Step 5: ❤️Deliciou, Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes ❤️ with a Chocolat. Raise the heat and bring the mixture to a gentle boil, stirring all the time, and simmer gently for about 5-7 minutes until the mixture has thickened and is a creamy fudge colour. You have to make sure to stir the caramel a lot to prevent it from catching and burning. I simply adore Terry’s Chocolate Orange and I simply adore Millionaires Shortbread, so this recipe was a bit of a given. Whilst the topping is still slightly soft, score the topping right through with a sharp knife into 12 equal squares, then chill for a further 30 minutes. I use progel, sugar flair, wilton, colour splash! Thanks! dans la recette en quoi consiste le sirop doré? Find my other Traybake & Christmas Recipes on my Recipes Page! So I washed my saucepan and again washed it in very cold water to bring its temperature completely down. When setting the caramel… Do I have to wait for it to cool. Step 3: I think I over cooked my caramel though as it is more chewy than I expected do you think this will be the case? I just wondered if you have any tips on how to cut this nicely? I had the same problem! A lot of colourings will never work with chocolate. Not to worry though, when you pour the chocolate on, leave it to set at room temperature rather than in the fridge and it should soften the caramel slightly. Let’s break it down: buttery shortbread with dark chocolate chips, a gooey orange caramel, smooth dark chocolate and finally, Jaffa Cakes! But, there are a few variations to my recipe that you may prefer. It could be the oranges you were using – for me it just makes it orangey! I'm Jane, and I adore baking, cooking and all things delicious. I’m not sure if Lorraine though that was hilarious….. Poor Lorraine. 3:45. Break up the Chocolate and place in a heatproof bowl. Honestly, I have wanted to post this recipe FOR SO LONG but I wanted to hold off till Christmas time. ❤️ A Rich, Gooey, (New!) Welcome to my Kitchen! Thank you Hi Jane! Firmly press the mixture into the bottom of tin and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until pale golden on top! Lad Turns Ghost Town Mine Into Secret Lounge. I was just wondering what the best way is to melt the Terry’s chocolate? Shortbread base. So when you are dissolving the sugar, it shouldn’t be boiling – it just needs to melt down slowly! Chill the Shortbread back in the fridge for another 1-2 hours until the Chocolate has gone hard**! Hiya! Beci . X, Personally, I don’t think the calories count, because if you are counting them, you really shouldn’t be eating millionaires shortcake! I made these. Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. **If you struggle to cut your shortbread and tray bakes without the chocolate cracking on top, set it at room temperature rather than in the fridge and it’ll be softer so therefore won’t crack when you cut it! Let it set so far then score the cut marks into the chocolate then let set fully, this normally helps with cutting the chocolate when done. Of course, Choc orange millionaires shortbread is a millionaire shortbread with a twist in itself. If you’ve not had a Jaffa Cake before, they are a British snack involving a layer of cake, with an orange jelly, covered in dark chocolate… Facebook Chop your Shortbread into the separate pieces and enjoy! Tap the tin on the work surface to smooth and put in a cool place or the fridge for about 10 minutes until the Chocolate begins to set. It is delicious and heavenly. I can never seem to get the caramel right . Mine is 16 portions as stated on the recipe! Dr. Oetker Extra Dark 70% Chocolate Chunks. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan) Gas 4. In the UK I use sugar flair, colour splash, pro-gel! To serve, carefully lift out the contents of the tin using the paper tin lining. Hey I love all your recipes! As you can see from the recipe, and every single other Millionaires recipe on my blog, and when googled any recipe I have seen of Millionaires Shortbread, they don’t state a temperature. I obviously used Terry’s Chocolate Orange, but you can use whatever flavoured chocolate you like. X, Hey! Thanks I would advise following the recipe – as you can see in the photos it sets and is not a liquid after… and that’s because of the recipe. Variations on Millionaire Shortbread Swap a couple tablespoons of flour in the shortbread base for cocoa powder for a chocolatey twist! The Chocolate and Orange provide a delicious match made in indulgence heaven! But when I was doing the caramel, I left it bubble until the sugar was dissolved and then upped the temp to make it bubble and to turn colour, but I don’t know if I done it to long as soon as this their seemed to be like oil over costing the caramel? Hiya – do you mean to get the caramel off the pan? Stirring constantly from start to end to make sure butter won’t split. A chocolate shortbread biscuit flavoured with orange, studded with terry’s chocolate orange chunks. Preheat the oven to 150°C, then grease and line a 33x23cm tin with baking paper Rub 175g of cold, cubed butter into the flour with your hands until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs Add in the caster sugar and mix Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and press it down firmly so that it is tightly packed I know why, now. Hi! Once set, melt the chocolate orange and pour over the caramel – melt the white chocolate and mix with a little orange food colouring and swirl it into the chocolate orange … they look amazing and taste beautiful (very sweet!) Once baked, remove from the oven and leave to the side. Thank you! And Millionaire’s Shortbread is exactly that. Can you use willow butter spread instead of butter for the shortbread.? Do you mean after it’s finished baking? Hi Jane! If you mean before baking, its perfect and will bake very well! Preheat your oven to 180C/160C Fan, and line a 9x9inch Deep Square Tin with Parchment Paper. Further use of this site (by clicking, navigating, scrolling) or removal of this cookie note is considered consent to the application and use of cookies. Hi jane, when i did the caramel its burnt the bottom of my sause pan and left burnt bits init how do i resolve this. Like this Terry’s chocolate orange millionaire’s shortbread! You can add orange zest to the caramel, but the alcohol might affect the consistency of the caramel. Set really well and look delicious! Hi Jane, If you caramel is rock solid when you remove it from the fridge, you have slightly over done it. To solve the problem, I just mixed in some sunflower oil, but any neutral oil would work! So I usually say half is about a 7″ square tin – and then I would just halve everything! Cream together the sugar and butter in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment until smooth – mix in the flour and orange zest until a dough is formed. Is there a way of making the caramel slightly orange flavoured? We don’t know about you but this chilly January weather leaves us longing for a sweet treat. The mixture will be ready when it has changed to a slightly darker golden colour, and has thickened to a soft fudge texture! If you mean to stop it happening during making the caramel, turn the heat down a smidge and make sure to use a spatula that scrapes the bottom so nothing is left there too long to burn. Keep the boiling water simmering on a low heat – but don’t let it touch the bottom of the glass bowl when melting the chocolate Make sure no water gets into the bowl of chocolate whilst you are melting it Once set, melt the chocolate orange and pour over the caramel – melt the white chocolate and mix with a little orange food colouring and swirl it into the chocolate orange with the end of a cake skewer so it forms a pretty pattern or just drizzle it over. I’ve tried leaving it a while as well but always seem to crack it! So, yeah… Chocolate Orange themed Millionaires Shortbread anyone?! I am considering doing my caramel the “traditional” way for it seems a bit easier, adding butter/milk/syrup only afterwards. Nice and smooth caramel done. I also used the recipe for the Mini Egg Millionaire Shortbread’s around Easter time and those were delicious as well (my wife’s favourite out of the 2 recipes)! One that is so indulgent that one piece will be more than enough. What white chocolate did you use..? Youtube. Also, using the Orange flavouring in the shortbread gave it that extra kick I wanted. When I gave these to my Trusty Taste Testers, they devoured them. Grease and line an 8-inch square tin, 20cm x 20cm baking tray.

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