This is another epic Easter recipe. This Mini Egg Millionaire Shortbread has a homemade Mini Egg Shortbread base, a thick delicious caramel and is topped with milk chocolate, Mini Eggs and of course Sprinkles.

This Mini Egg Recipe isn’t the first Mini Egg recipe on my blog you can check out my Mini Egg Rocky Road or why not check out these utterly epic Crème Egg Cookie Cups.

Millionaire Shortbread

Millionaire Shortbread is super easy to make and you only need three ingredients, four if you include the mini eggs.

To make the shortbread mix together all the ingredients until it forms a dough. I added the mini eggs whole but if you prefer you could crush them using the side of a knife or a pestle and mortar.

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Press the dough into the base of  your lined tin. I use a spring form tin as I find it easiest to get the finished bake out. If you don’t you could use a loose-bottomed tin. If you don’t have either just ensure your parchment paper is slightly larger than your cake tin so it overhangs. It will make it so much easier to get the shortbread out.

Bake the shortbread in the oven until it is golden brown. Once it is baked leave it in the tin and make the caramel.

Caramel

For the caramel I would recommend making your own. The recipe makes a thick caramel that will set. You don’t want to use a caramel such as carnations caramel it is far too gloopy and won’t set. As soon as you cut into it, it will sploge out of the sides and create a big mess. So please, please, please make your own caramel.

Add all of the ingredients to a saucepan and heat on a low heat stirring continuously until the butter has completely melted and all the sugar has dissolved. You will know the sugar has dissolved when the mixture doesn’t feel grainy.

Turn the heat up to medium and stir continulosyu. When the mixture starts to boil start a timer. There isn’t a specific time or temperature when your caramel is ready. You want it to be thick and gloopy and caramel in colour. I normally boil mine for between 5 and 8 minutes.

Pour the caramel on top of your shortbread and pop it into the fridge to set.

What are the dark flecks in my caramel?

The flecks are just bits of caramel that have caught. They won’t affect the taste of your caramel.

I would recommend turning the heat down and using a spatula to continuously stir the mixture to stop it from catching.

Chocolate

In a heatproof bowl add your chocolate and melt in the microwave on 20 second bursts, stirring in between until completely melted.

Pour over the caramel and add your mini eggs. I added whole mini eggs and crushed mini eggs on top.

I of course, finished with some sprinkles. Pop it back into the fridge until the chocolate has set completely.

Once the chocolate has set you can cut it into individual portions.

Alternatives

 You don’t have to add the mini eggs to the shortbread base if you don’t want too.

You can make this using any of your favourite chocolates.

Equipment

Square Cake Tin

Spatula

Scales

Mixing Bowl

Saucepan

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Mini Egg Millionaire Shortbread

Sarah Mark
This is another epic Easter recipe. This Mini Egg Millionaire Shortbread has a homemade Mini Egg Shortbread base, a thick delicious caramel and is topped with milk chocolate, Mini Eggs and of course Sprinkles.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Setting Time 3 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

For the Shortbread

  • 325 g Plain Flour
  • 225 g Unsalted Butter
  • 125 g Caster Sugar
  • 100 g Mini Eggs

For the Caramel

  • 397 g Condensed Milk (one tin)
  • 50 g Caster Sugar
  • 75 g Golden Syrup
  • 225 g Unsalted Butter

For the Decoration

  • 350 g Milk Chocolate
  • Mini Eggs
  • Sprinkles

Instructions
 

To Make the Shortbread

  • Line a 9” square cake tin with non-stick baking paper. Preheat the oven to 180C (160C Fan).
  • Add the butter and sugar flour and mini eggs to a bowl and mix until it forms a soft dough.
  • Press the dough into the bottom of your lined tin until it is flat and even.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to one side.

To Make the Caramel

  • To make the caramel put the condensed milk, sugar, golden syrup and butter into a large pan over a low heat.
  • Stir continually until the sugar has dissolve and the butter has melted. Turn the heat up to medium and boil until the caramel has thickened and darkened in colour. Stir continuously to ensure the caramel doesn’t burn.
  • Once the caramel is nice and thick it should take between 5-8 minutes pour it over the top of your shortbread biscuit and leave to cool.
  • Put it in the fridge until the caramel had cooled and set.

To Decorate

  • Add the chocolate to a heatproof bowl and melt in 20 second bursts stirring in between until it is smooth and completely melted.
  • Pour it over your caramel.
  • Decorate with Mini Eggs and Sprinkles.
  • Pop your shortbread back in the fridge until the chocolate has set.
  • Once the chocolate has set remove the millionaire shortbread from the cake tin and cut into individual slices.

If you do have any questions about this Mini Egg Millionaire Shortbread or any other recipes on my blog you can contact me either by sending me a DM on social media or an email. You can find all my details on the right-hand side of this page. 

44 Comments

  • Michelle

    16 February 2021 at 10:47 pm

    This looks amazing! My daughter and I decided we are making this for Easter!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:30 pm

      Yeeeessss! I hope you do enjoy it! If you do make it please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Kim

    17 February 2021 at 12:28 pm

    5 stars
    These look delicious! I’m looking forward to giving them a try, but a bit nervous about making my own caramel! I’ve seen many horror stories of caramel on GBBO and JBO. Lol.

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:30 pm

      Oh no! Don’t be nervous it really isn’t as bad as it looks on GBBO and JBO! haha

  • Cristina Rosano

    17 February 2021 at 3:38 pm

    These look delish! Millionaire SHortbreads are one of my favourite treats! Mini chocolate egg and sprinkles? Yes, please! Can’t wait to try them, thanks for sharing x

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:33 pm

      Thank you! I hope you do enjoy them! If you do make them please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Lucy

    17 February 2021 at 7:48 pm

    What a great way to use mini eggs! This shortbread looks delicious Sarah! x

    Lucy | http://www.lucymary.co.uk

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:34 pm

      Thank you!

  • Della Driscoll

    18 February 2021 at 10:30 am

    5 stars
    I am in heaven with this recipe! Perfect for Easter and chocoholics like me xx

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Thank you!

  • Eleanor Jones

    18 February 2021 at 11:19 am

    Wow! This looks amazing, I love mini-eggs and millionaire shortbread so this is the perfect combo for me 🙂 thank you for sharing x

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Thank you!

  • Kalin

    18 February 2021 at 12:47 pm

    5 stars
    I love mini eggs! I could snack on them nonstop so I love this creative way to incorporate them into baked goods!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Me too! They are literally the best! If you love them then you will definitely love this bake.

  • Jenny in Neverland

    18 February 2021 at 1:17 pm

    5 stars
    Oh blimey, how perfect are these for Easter! They sound relatively easy to make so I may have to give them a go!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:36 pm

      They are super easy to make! I hope you do enjoy them! If you do make them please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Tiffany McCullough – Metaphysical Mama

    18 February 2021 at 3:35 pm

    Yummy! What a tasty treat for Easter! Thanks for sharing!!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:36 pm

      Thank you!

  • Smelly socks and garden peas

    18 February 2021 at 6:44 pm

    5 stars
    This looks amazing. My husband and kids love millionaires but I really can’t stand caramel. Maybe they can make it for themselves.

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:37 pm

      Oh no! I can’t think of an alternative without caramel I am afraid but I am sure your husband and kids would love it.

  • Katie

    18 February 2021 at 8:24 pm

    OMG that looks delicious! Thanks so much for the inspo!

    Katie | katieemmabeauty.com

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:37 pm

      Thank you!

  • Katy

    19 February 2021 at 3:28 pm

    Look at all that caramel! There’s nothing worth than a millionaire shortbread that’s stingy on the caramel, but this looks amazing! I’m saving for when Easter baking starts.

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:38 pm

      Yeeess! There is nothing worse than barley any shortbread. I hope you do enjoy them! If you do make them please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Ali Duke

    19 February 2021 at 10:25 pm

    This looks amazing! I have pinned this so that I can come back to it and make it nearer Easter. Thank you.

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:38 pm

      Thank you! I hope you do enjoy them! If you do make them please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Katie May

    21 February 2021 at 6:50 pm

    This looks so delicious! Have pinned the recipe to try it out a little closer to Easter!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 February 2021 at 9:39 pm

      Thank you! I hope you do enjoy them! If you do make them please tag me on social media I love to see all the deliciousness and let me know what you think.

  • Nic | Nic’s Adventures & Bakes

    24 February 2021 at 10:09 am

    5 stars
    Thanks for sharing, this looks lovely 🙂

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      1 March 2021 at 8:27 pm

      Thank you!

  • Michelle

    1 March 2021 at 2:00 pm

    This is so pretty! And it sounds delicious!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      1 March 2021 at 8:33 pm

      Thank you!

  • Caroline

    1 March 2021 at 2:15 pm

    5 stars
    This looks insane!! Mini egg anything is a yes from me 😍😋

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      1 March 2021 at 8:33 pm

      Thank you!

  • Caroline

    21 March 2021 at 9:53 am

    5 stars
    It’s been a long time since I’ve had a millionaire shortbread! One time my sister and I tried to make them but the caramel never set 🙈 was still delish tho & mini eggs make everything tastier 🙂 x

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 March 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Ahh what a shame the caramel never set I can imagine they were still amazing though!

  • Natalie Barletta

    21 March 2021 at 10:18 am

    Wow this looks perfect for Easter!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 March 2021 at 9:36 pm

      Thank you!

  • Britt K

    21 March 2021 at 5:41 pm

    Okay, I have a serious addiction to mini eggs, so this is beyond tempting! We pick up a few of the jumbo bags each Easter so that I have them for the weeks ahead. That being said, I think I’ll pick up a little extra this season so that I can give this recipe a try. My husband will laugh at me because it includes mini eggs and he knows my obsession, but he’d really enjoy this too!

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      22 March 2021 at 9:37 pm

      Same! It is so upsetting that they are only available for a few months each year. If you love mini eggs you will definitely love this recipe. I hope you and your husband enjoy it if you do make it.

  • Cassie

    23 March 2021 at 3:34 pm

    5 stars
    These look so fun! I would never think to add the mini eggs.

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      23 March 2021 at 4:35 pm

      Thank you!

  • zoe

    26 March 2021 at 5:58 pm

    5 stars
    This looks dangerously good! I could eat it all at once! Definitely an idea for my Easter baking 😀

    1. aspoonfulofvanilla

      4 April 2021 at 9:25 pm

      Yes! I hope you enjoy if you do make them!

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