Salted Caramel Shortbread with Schwartz

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salted caramel shortbread with schwartz

My girls all love baking, ever since they were big enough to sit on the kitchen worktop, they’ve been helping me to bake cakes. Now they are at the point they can go off and make things all by themselves. Nothing beats having kiddos who are big enough to bake you a cake! Schwartz got in touch last week and asked if one of my girls would be interested in creating a recipe with some of their herbs or spices and videoing it to share here. Kiki was very excited at the idea, and spent an hour trawling through ideas for waht she might like to bake.

She opted to make a variation on Millionaires Shortbread – with salted caramel and a vanilla & cinnamon shortbread base {she shares my love of salted caramel!!} She worked out what we needed, made a shopping list and baked it {pretty much} all by herself. I can confirm it tastes just as amazing as it looks, though in our house a batch only lasted a day! {double batch next time I think!!}

salted caramel shortbread ingredients


350g butter
250g flour
75g caster sugar
1tsp Schwartz Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Schwartz Vanilla Pod
200g chocolate
Sea Salt
1 can Caramel filling

kiki baking

This is my entry for the Firelabel best-dressed baker competition

H O W ~ T O

1| Pre-heat oven to 180C, grease a 7″ square baking tin.
2| Place your butter, sugar, flour and cinnamon in a bowl. Cut open the vanilla pod and scrape the inside into your bowl too.
3| Mix together until it forms a dough, press into your tin and level wit ha sppoon. Bake for 20-25 mintues until golden. Leave to cool.
4| Spoon your caramel filling over the cooled shortbread.
5| Melt the chcolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Pour over the caramel.
6| Sprinkle with sea salt and leave to set. Cut into squares and enjoy!

vanilla cinnamon salted caramel shortbread
kiki schwartz salted caramel shortbread

Here’s Kiki in action making the shortbread:

Post in association with Schwartz. As always, all words & opinions are my own, and all baking skills are Miss Kiki’s ;)

this is my entry to the Furniture at Work’s Office Elevenses recipe eBook.



  1. March 4, 2016 / 15:55

    This is so sweet! It’s great that she enjoys it as it’s such a valuable skill to have as they grow up. Be;;e is 13 now and she really loves baking. It’s brilliant at that age though because she doesn’t need supervision, I can just sit back, let her get on with it, and enjoy the fruits of her labour!

  2. March 6, 2016 / 06:46

    Oh my, they look amazing! Such a sweet post and I love your daughter’s apron. Have a lovely Sunday. x

  3. March 6, 2016 / 20:50

    So sweet! And MAN they look delicious. I could easily scoff one (or ten) of those right now!

  4. March 7, 2016 / 18:25

    Kiki looks so cute in her apron and wow that shortbread looks the business!! x

  5. March 8, 2016 / 16:30

    Oh these look absolutely amazing, like I am literally salivating over them. I am at that stage in pregnancy where I basically want to eat everything in sight. ;) I love her apron too! x

    • March 8, 2016 / 19:38

      Oh I remember that stage of pregnancy so well!!! I think I DID eat everything in sight ;)

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