chocolate orange millionaire shortbread

Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. A chocolate shortbread biscuit flavoured with orange, studded with terry’s chocolate orange chunks. 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. The nutritional values are only estimated however as it depends entirely on what exact ingredients you use and so on! I can never seem to get the caramel right . 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. For the caramel, put the butter, condensed milk, sugar and syrup in a pan with a pinch of salt. Hi Jane Set really well and look delicious! It is delicious and heavenly. 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. Facebook ❤️Deliciou, Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes ❤️ with a Chocolat. I’d recommend watching my Millionaires Shortbread video on YouTube as I show exactly how I make the caramel! There isn’t a temperature to boil it too, its the timing. Perennial stocking-filler Terry’s chocolate orange gives this another level. Quick question though on your nutritional values it’s states how many calories per portion. X, Hey! Make sure your shortbread mixture is packed really tightly into the tin, or your Millionaire’s Shortbread will crumble when cut into! If you caramel is rock solid when you remove it from the fridge, you have slightly over done it. Pour the caramel onto the shortbread base and leave to set for an hour in the fridge. 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. A lot of colourings will never work with chocolate. You can use orange extract instead! Chocolate & Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread. x. Hi Jane, So I washed my saucepan and again washed it in very cold water to bring its temperature completely down. Preheat the oven to 180˚C (160˚C fan oven, 350˚F, gas 4). The Chocolate and Orange provide a delicious match made in indulgence heaven! Thanks again! The 25th January celebrates ‘Burns Night’ to mark the birthday of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. It could be the oranges you were using – for me it just makes it orangey! 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. Cream the butter, sugar and orange zest until light and creamy. 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! Thanks Spread the melted Chocolate evenly over the top of the orange caramel. Chill the Shortbread back in the fridge for another 1-2 hours until the Chocolate has gone hard**! For the caramel, you REALLY have to work on it. Just checking because I’m very unsure and easily confused. I use progel, sugar flair, wilton, colour splash! Which orange extract do you find the best? Heat … If you mean before baking, its perfect and will bake very well! 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? Just wondered if yours would be cut into less pieces with it being larger segments? Variations on Millionaire Shortbread Swap a couple tablespoons of flour in the shortbread base for cocoa powder for a chocolatey twist! 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)! Lower heat. What white chocolate did you use..? Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. Also, I boil mine for 5-7 minutes, so 3 minutes would be a lighter caramel colour. 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 / gas 4) Grease a 32cm rectangular traybake tin with butter. Then again it seems you use less sugar, but more milk/butter than most caramel recipes do. You have to be careful as it obviously does get VERY hot, but its worth it. dans la recette en quoi consiste le sirop doré? Welcome to my Kitchen! You have to make sure to stir the caramel a lot to prevent it from catching and burning. Of course, Choc orange millionaires shortbread is a millionaire shortbread with a twist in itself. 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. I feel it would be much more helpful if you wrote that as part of the recipe. Even the Lindt chocolates for example, or a flavoured cadburys chocolate! Once I started adding the orange food colouring to the melted white chocolate, it turned really thick. 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. Do you know why this could be? 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. These Chocolate Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread bars are a prime example of such a successful tweak. Instagram I don’t often make my caramels from complete scratch as many of my readers prefer the easier versions, and I get that. Bring the mixture together and then begin to knead into a dough for a few minutes. I don’t know about you, but to me, it doesn’t … 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. Prick all over with a fork and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden and just firm to the touch. You can use normal Milk Chocolate if you wish, or even use orange extract to flavour it this traybake. 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. Hi Jane! Easy to follow your recipe After the caramel has boiled, stir in coconut, rum, or almond extract for an extra hit of flavor. Leave to cool in the tin. Hey I love all your recipes! they look amazing and taste beautiful (very sweet!) My caramel came out a bit grainy, do you know why this might be? (Correct me if I’m wrong) Hiya! We decided to dedicate our monthly ‘Seasonal Eats’ recipe to a Scottish classic… with a Doughlicious twist of course. 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! Pour the caramel onto the shortbread base and leave to set for an hour in the fridge. As if crumbly, biscuity, chewy, caramelly, chocolate Millionaire’s shortbread wasn’t moreish enough, adding orange flavour takes it to another dimension. (C) 2020 - Jane's Patisserie. Sometimes we just need a seriously indulgent treat. Put the butter, condensed milk, syrup and Orange Extract in a saucepan and heat gently until mixed. BE CAREFUL as the mixture is VERY hot and can burn you if it splashes back! Add the … Do you mean after it’s finished baking? Honestly, I have wanted to post this recipe FOR SO LONG but I wanted to hold off till Christmas time. Once baked, remove from the oven and leave to the side. Then, you start the boiling – and if you over do it or have the heat too high it can split a bit! Millionaire’s Shortbread is a rich, decadent treat made up of three layers: a shortbread crust, chewy golden caramel, and thick chocolate ganache. In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until soft and creamy. Hi Jane how much Terry’s chocolate orange do you melt. Prick the shortbread lightly with a fork and bake for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch and very … Stirring constantly from start to end to make sure butter won’t split. I have done it three batches, two of them turned grainy. 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 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?? 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! Dr. Oetker Extra Dark 70% Chocolate Chunks. Thank you! I’m not sure if Lorraine though that was hilarious….. Poor Lorraine. X, Personally, I don’t think the calories count, because if you are counting them, you really shouldn’t be eating millionaires shortcake! How would I work this out sorry? ❤️ Chocolatey c, Baileys Chocolate Tart! For more information on cookies and how to delete them, please visit our privacy policy. When setting the caramel… Do I have to wait for it to cool. Make the Grease and line an 8-inch square tin, 20cm x 20cm baking tray. 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… Step 2: Begin to rub it between your fingers until it starts to resemble a breadcrumb consistency. 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. Lad Turns Ghost Town Mine Into Secret Lounge. xx. x. Perfect Christmas Traybake! Biscuit base is slightly crumbly, how would I fix this? Find my other Traybake & Christmas Recipes on my Recipes Page! If so it just needed a little more baking! You can’t really skip the steps, as it really is a caramel. Hey! I tried to do it in the pot (was a mistake) but it burned before it was all smooth? Ingredients. Your chocolate orange millionaire shortbread is now ready to serve and enjoy! Hi Jane! if substituting the orange zest for orange extract, how much would you add? Do not use my images without prior permission. Chocolate Orange Millionaire Shortbread. 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. ❤️ Luscious an, Christmas Chocolate Cake! 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! A great touch is to leave some segments whole on top for a really attractive effect. I am considering doing my caramel the “traditional” way for it seems a bit easier, adding butter/milk/syrup only afterwards. 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 … I’ve tried leaving it a while as well but always seem to crack it! Thankyou x. I put it in the fridge whilst still hot personally! I simply adore Terry’s Chocolate Orange and I simply adore Millionaires Shortbread, so this recipe was a bit of a given. Hello These look amazing, can I use tinned caramel? Let’s break it down: buttery shortbread with dark chocolate chips, a gooey orange caramel, smooth dark chocolate and finally, Jaffa Cakes! Hey really want to try and nail this recipe! You can’t use a tin of carnations caramel and stick it on top as it doesn’t set. You can sometimes bring it off the heat and whisk it till it comes back together! 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. Lucy. I was just wondering what the best way is to melt the Terry’s chocolate? My goal with this blog is to give you the fun, laughter, confidence and knowledge to bake and cook whatever you fancy! ❤️ A Rich, Gooey, (New!) Bring it to boil still stirring but very steadily as mixture is extremely hot. 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. 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! I do this for many reasons. To make the shortbread, cream the butter, sugar and orange zest together with a wooden spoon until light and pale. Thank you very much . ), or the sugar didn’t dissolve correctly before the mixture boiled x, Hi, Could I also do that? Grease and line an 18cm (7inch) straight-sided square cake tin. Add some water and boil the water to warm the pan through and then clean. 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. © Jane’s Patisserie. So when you are dissolving the sugar, it shouldn’t be boiling – it just needs to melt down slowly! Your chocolate orange millionaire shortbread is now ready to serve and enjoy! To out it in the fridge or does it go in hot? Chop your Shortbread into the separate pieces and enjoy! Learn how your comment data is processed. You can find me on: Beci . 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. Preheat your oven to 180C/160C Fan, and line a 9x9inch Deep Square Tin with Parchment Paper. In a bowl mix together by hand the butter, sugar and flour for the shortbread. As it happens I’m an absolute newbie to caramel cooking. Mine is 16 portions as stated on the recipe! 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! I cut mine into 20 as I used the smaller segments of Terry’s. And Millionaire’s Shortbread is exactly that. Thanks for the great recipe! One that is so indulgent that one piece will be more than enough. This chocolate orange shortbread is just perfect with a big cuppa and makes for … Who doesn’t love Millionaire’s Shortbread? But, there are a few variations to my recipe that you may prefer. 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. What temperature on a sugar thermometer should the caramel be when ready. Also most “caramel tutorials” have the sugar cooked first and and then when it’s melted/turned brown have butter/cream/milk etc added. merci d’avance pour votre reponse. Hi Jane, Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. Please see my disclosure for more details!*. It will be crumbly but the ingredients will be evenly dispersed! **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! I'm also partial to homewares, lifestyle posts and more! For this recipe and many more: Bloglovin’ 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! Firmly press the mixture into the bottom of tin and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until pale golden on top! 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. Ahh thank you! So, yeah… Chocolate Orange themed Millionaires Shortbread anyone?! Start again, butter, milk, sugar, syrup. 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. Only thing is, it’s never that dark brown as on video . Terry's Chocolate Orange Millionaires Shortbread! I know why, now. Is there a way of making the caramel slightly orange flavoured? When you add the shortbread you need to really push it down and make the ingredients firm and maybe bake for slightly less time? Would it also have the same desired “fudgey” consistency? I had the same problem! 200g/7oz Condensed milk; 125g/4.4oz Butter; 125g/4.4oz Caster sugar; 2 tbsp Golden syrup; 1 tsp Goodalls Vanilla Essence ; Chocolate Layer. I made these. I left my melting butter split, then it stayed on top of condensed milk, looked horrible. Place on a board and using a large bladed knife, cut into 12 pieces. Put the bowl over a saucepan of barely simmering water and leave to melt. Enjoy! Grease and line an 8 in / 20 cm square tin. How To Make Millionaire's Shortbread - I'm going to warn you now... this chocolatey, caramel coated shortbread recipe is very addictive! I’m Jane, a food writer, photographer and blogger. 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. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. To solve the problem, I just mixed in some sunflower oil, but any neutral oil would work! Step 5: Can you tell me what I done wrong please? LADbible. Step 3: Pour over the shortbread and allow to cool. Caramel always appears to be very liquid in all kinds of media and seems to remain liquid even in a fridge. Step 6: 'Like' our Facebook page for recipe ideas, competitions and more! 3minutes after… Ta daa. 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). 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. And yes if they’re chewy that means they’re slightly overdone is all! 3:45. Giving it a little more pizzazz I gave them a drizzle of chocolate, and a segment on each … In the UK I use sugar flair, colour splash, pro-gel! 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 . Buttery Orange flavoured Shortbread, Delicious Homemade Caramel, and Terry’s Chocolate Orange Goodness on top. 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. For the recipe  Chocolate Orange Millionaire Shortbread. Is it too much zest, or perhaps the oranges I was using? I obviously used Terry’s Chocolate Orange, but you can use whatever flavoured chocolate you like. Think a Chocolate Chip Cookie base, sweet orange-infused caramel and dark chocolate topping. Today. Your recipe seems too delicious not to try it out though 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! 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. Remove from the water and cool for 10 minutes. When I gave these to my Trusty Taste Testers, they devoured them. 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. Melt chocolate with butter then pour over the caramel and chill to set. Step 1: 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 think I over cooked my caramel though as it is more chewy than I expected do you think this will be the case? You have to use the correct type of colouring – if it seizes, it’s not for chocolate. Made these the other day and absolutely loved them and couldn’t stop myself from tucking into just 1 more every time! Chocolate Orange Cupcakes! We don’t know about you but this chilly January weather leaves us longing for a sweet treat. Also, using the Orange flavouring in the shortbread gave it that extra kick I wanted. I use a medium level of heat, and a larger pan so its easier to stir. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and caster sugar until it becomes light and fluffy. I made these and they were delicious apart from the fact my shortbread tasted a bit sour from the zest of the orange! I'm Jane, and I adore baking, cooking and all things delicious. All Rights Reserved. All images & content are copyright protected. Just made this, looks great and can’t wait to eat it! Break up the Chocolate and place in a heatproof bowl. I love any Valencian supermarket ones or Nielsen Massey! Preheat the oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan) Gas 4. Preheat the oven to 180C/160Fan/Gas 4. Step 7: 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. Hi! 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. 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! Put a chocolate orange slice on it for each piece when you eventually cut it. Like this Terry’s chocolate orange millionaire’s shortbread! Nice and smooth caramel done. How many portions did you make from it? Pinterest OH MY! ❤️ A Rich and Luxu, Chocolate Orange Truffles!! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. , Hi Jane. Then add the flour, salt and mix until … 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. Wed, 17 April 2019. 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. I just wondered if you have any tips on how to cut this nicely? Youtube. x. Hi Jane, what orange food colouring do you recommend? Thanks! I feel it would be much more helpful if you gave it a go first. When I make Terry’s Chocolate Orange Millionaire’s Shortbread, I use a mix of chocolate orange segments and milk chocolate on top. The mixture will be ready when it has changed to a slightly darker golden colour, and has thickened to a soft fudge texture! Warm the blade of a large knife by dipping in hot water and drying, and use this to cut up the portions. To serve, carefully lift out the contents of the tin using the paper tin lining. Hiya – do you mean to get the caramel off the pan? Hey jane! Absoloutley delicious and easy to follow too, thankyou. Gingerbread NYC Cookies! 175g/6.10 Odlums Cream Flour; 125g/4oz Butter room temperature; 50g/2oz Caster sugar; Zest of 2 oranges ; Caramel layer. So I usually say half is about a 7″ square tin – and then I would just halve everything! You over did it – try a couple less minutes next time. Can you use willow butter spread instead of butter for the shortbread.? Loved making these! Shortbread base. Do you think this could be frozen at all? 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. * These are only estimates and can vary dependant on brands of ingredients and serving sizes. Thank you *This post may contain affiliate links. Of course, this is optional, but its OH SO YUMMY and moreish. Jamie Oliver’s 5 ingredient shortbread recipe is lovely, quick and easy to make. 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. Hi Jane, You can add orange zest to the caramel, but the alcohol might affect the consistency of the caramel. No its just meant to be Caramel – writing multiple recipes at once I wrote the wrong thing haha sorry! Would it even be possible to make a seasonal alcoholic version with cointreau in it? 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? Golden Syrup is a syrup available in the UK, you will need to google your alternative. Step 4:

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