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Chocolate Caramel Bars

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“These are rich short breads with a caramel and chocolate layer over the top. They are great for kids lunches and get-to-gethers”
12 Bars

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 9-inch square cake pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and rub the butter into it with your fingers until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.
  3. Add the sugar and mix into a firm dough. Press the dough into the pan and prick the top all over with a fork Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  4. Let cool completely in the pan To make the caramel topping, place the butter sugar, and condensed milk in a non-stick pan and cook over a gentle heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil Reduce the heat and cook for 4-5 minutes until the caramel is pale golden and thick and is coming away from the sides of the pan.
  5. Pour the topping over the cooled shortbread base and let cool again. Melt the chocolate and spread over the top of the bar.
  6. Let let and cool.
  7. Cut the shortbread into squares of fingers and serve.

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