Archive for April, 2010

Ok, I was gone for a long time, but am glad I am not gone forever.My hand is a lot better and thanks to all who asked me about it.Its not just the hand, there are a few other things thats keeping me busy too.But that could not stop me from celebrating my F.I.R.S.T. blog anniversary/birthday today – April 29th.I just could not miss this one and hence I baked a short cake to mark the occasion.

Now,off to the recipe:


All purpose flour- 1 1/2 cup

Butter-1/2 cup

Light brown sugar-3 table spoon

For the topping:

Butter-4 table spoon

Light brown sugar-3 table spoon

Condensed milk-14 oz

Milk chocolate-5 1/2 ounce



1.Grease a cake pan.

2.Sift flour into a bowl and rub butter.Add sugar and mix it to forma  dough.

3.Press the mix into the cake pan and prick with a fork.

4.Bake @ 375 degree F for 20 minutes.Cool it.

5.For the topping,place butter, sugar and condensed milk in a pan and cook on low heat until it comes to a boil.

6.Reduce heat and cook for 4-5 minutes until caramel is place golden.Pour over the shortbread base and cool.

7.When the caramel topping is firm,melt milk chocolate and spread over the topping.Set aside to cool .Cut and serve.



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