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Let’s SHARE some treats on World Baking Day!

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It’s time to get out our rolling pins and prepare something delicious for World Baking Day! We have a special bookish bake you can bake at home, inspired by our book Fair Shares, all about SHARING!

There’s definitely enough millionaire’s shortbread to share with your family, friends and loved ones to let them know you care! Bake it yourselves following the recipe below!

 

For this bookish bake, you” need the following ingredients:

Shortbread Ingredients

  • 190g Butter
  • 90g Caster Sugar
  • 260g Plain Flour

Caramel Ingredients

  • 190g Butter
  • 3 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 3 1/2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • One Tin of Condensed Milk

Method:

  1. Get an adult to preheat your oven to 180C/160C Fan
  2. Rub some butter over your cake tin (about 9×9 inches works best!) or use some parchment paper to stop any sticking!
  3. Cream together the sugar and butter, and then mix in your flour until your have a scrummy dough!
  4. Press your mixture into the bottom of tin and bake for 20 mins until pale golden on top!
  5. After baking, leave on the side to cool. Using a saucepan, pour the condensed milk, butter, sugar, and golden syrup and melt on a medium heat till the sugar has dissolved – make sure to stit frequently!
  6. Once the sugar dissolves, turn the heat up high and let the mixture come to boiling point and boil for about 6 minutes stirring constantly. The mixture will be BOILING HOT so your adult helper will take care of this part!
  7. When your mixture gets to a fudgey texture and has a dark-goldy colour, it’s ready!
  8. Pour the caramel onto your cool shortbread base and leave to set for an hour in the fridge.
  9. Once set, melt your  chocolate and pour over the caramel
  10. Chill the Shortbread back in the fridge for another 1-2 hours until the Chocolate has gone hard!
  11. Chop your Shortbread into even, separate pieces and share with a friend!

 

 

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