Teff Vegan Millionaire's Shortbread


  • 75g vegan butter
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 120g Doves Farm Organic Teff Flour
  • oil, for tray
  • 275g caster sugar
  • 25g light brown sugar
  • 400g coconut milk
  • 250g plain chocolate
  • 50g vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup


Teff Shortbread Base

  1. Pre-heat the oven
  2. Rub some oil around the inside of a 15x20”/6x8” baking tray or insert a cake liner.
  3. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat them together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the flour and mix into fine breadcrumbs.
  5. Tip the mixture into the prepared dish, pressing it into the corners and smoothing the top.
  6. Prick holes all over the dough with a fork, and bake for 20 minutes.

Caramel Layer

  1. Put the caster sugar, light brown sugar and coconut milk into a saucepan and whisk well.
  2. Bring the pan to the boil then lower the heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes, whisking regularly.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the caramel to cool and thicken slightly.
  4. Tip the caramel over the cold shortbread, spread it out into the corners and leave to cool.

Chocolate Topping

  1. Break the chocolate into small pieces, put them into a bowl with the vegan butter.
  2. Melt gently until just runny and smooth.
  3. Quickly stir in the golden syrup and tip the chocolate mixture onto the cold caramel.
  4. Spread the chocolate evenly.
  5. When the chocolate has cooled a little, run the back of a fork across the chocolate to make lines and leave to set.
  6. Cut into slices and store the shortbread in a tin.