Millionaire's Shortbread | Basics with Babish

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This week on Basics, it's time to make the ultimate cookie: millionaire's shortbread. Recipe adapted from America's Test Kitchen:
Music: "Sweet Berry Wine" by Blue Wednesday


  • Emily Akins
    Emily Akins55 минутын өмнө

    Just made these following your recipe. Simply decadent 🤯

  • Alison Millican
    Alison Millican4 цагийн өмнө

    I made this for Valentine’s Day! They were AMAZING! Warning that they do not stack well as the caramel starts to soften and spill out of the bar if left stacked. It wasn’t the cleanest thing to bring to my friends at school hahah

  • Dana Monteiro
    Dana MonteiroӨдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="302">5:02</a> lol how to make twix

  • MrSpeedweasel
    MrSpeedweasel2 өдрийн өмнө

    I want to see and extended episode of Babish trying to cook all the weird Australian food.

  • Joshua Hudson
    Joshua Hudson3 өдрийн өмнө

    IT’S CAR-MEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sam Redmond
    Sam Redmond3 өдрийн өмнө

    Anyone from NZ knows this is actually called a caramel slice :D delicious

  • cheska baksh
    cheska baksh4 өдрийн өмнө

    my shortbread keeps turning out kinda squishy in the middle, what am i doing wrong?

  • Hispanic hige hige bandit -
    Hispanic hige hige bandit -6 өдрийн өмнө

    I still don't know what tender means

  • Arjel Brian Agustin
    Arjel Brian Agustin7 өдрийн өмнө

    why not have some chopped hazelnuts on top?

  • adumelial rothstein
    adumelial rothstein7 өдрийн өмнө

    That last bit was about more than I could take. When will they invent jumping through the screen? I am a huge fan of shorybread, caramel AND dark chocolate = Heaven ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • pauldallimore
    pauldallimore8 өдрийн өмнө

    You lost me by not including metric ... it seems you only want to limit your audience to Americans ...

  • Richard Dresden

    Richard Dresden

    7 өдрийн өмнө


  • Alhanoof A
    Alhanoof A8 өдрийн өмнө

    Can I skip on the corn syrup

  • Julianna Farrell
    Julianna Farrell9 өдрийн өмнө

    to cut the chocolate try a hot knife

  • Alice J
    Alice J9 өдрийн өмнө

    I’m sorry for my ignorance but what’s the point of tempering the chocolate? I’m honestly curious

  • Dessilou
    Dessilou9 өдрийн өмнө

    Daylight cravings time

  • Shade Raider
    Shade Raider11 өдрийн өмнө

    Using 'wetted fingies' *thunk* *roll roll roll* HAHAHAHAHAHA I CAN'T GET OVER BABISH SAYING THAT

  • Thomas Bernecky
    Thomas Bernecky12 өдрийн өмнө

    I enjoyed this in Scotland. However, i think each square should include a needleful of insulin.

  • AJSax64
    AJSax6413 өдрийн өмнө

    That's a giant twix

  • Sherri
    Sherri14 өдрийн өмнө

    I don't get using sweetened condensed milk for caramel...if you're going through all the trouble to make caramel, why not make actual caramel? It just doesn't look very's so pale.

  • Cam Neff
    Cam Neff15 өдрийн өмнө

    *Expedited cookie release*

  • kerseyHarding
    kerseyHarding15 өдрийн өмнө

    I have made this recipe but added some flakey sea salt on top and now I am hopelessly addicted to these. I look for any and all reasons to make this.

  • Luca Hirsch
    Luca Hirsch15 өдрийн өмнө

    Why are you called Babish? I’ve been a fan since 2016 and I’ve never figured out why

  • walter haider
    walter haider15 өдрийн өмнө

    In australia we call it Carmel slice

  • JoeSwanson From family man
    JoeSwanson From family man16 өдрийн өмнө


  • Yoru - Pi
    Yoru - Pi17 өдрийн өмнө

    I agree with every statement that you say in this video. Whoever does not like salted caramel is crazy! And I always get this dessert at Costa.

  • Rayzor Bark
    Rayzor Bark18 өдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="192">3:12</a> Hair in Caramel! Nooooooooo!

  • Gautam Sarathy
    Gautam Sarathy19 өдрийн өмнө

    Is it possible to do this without a thermometer?

  • LinzBelle
    LinzBelle21 өдрийн өмнө

    Basically a gourmet twix

  • bidli
    bidli22 өдрийн өмнө

    you ppl better start using grams and shit.. this is insane like how am i supposed to measure half a cup when ten fakin websites list cup as a different volume GOD DAMN

  • Dast
    Dast22 өдрийн өмнө

    what can i use intead of the corn syrup?

  • Zapcat Gaming
    Zapcat Gaming22 өдрийн өмнө

    U are right this is the only thing better Than i twix bar im not ashamed to admit all my pocket money has more than 10 times gone to a huge Stock of twix bars

  • Adam Bemowski
    Adam Bemowski23 өдрийн өмнө

    Hey Andrew, I just wanna say that I took a stab at my first recipe from your show and it was this exact recipe, the Millionaire's Shortbread. It turned out perfectly, just as I imagined it and so, I wanted to thank you for sparking my desire to go ahead and try my hand at cooking. I will most definitely be trying out more of your stuff. Thanks and keep it up!

  • Bella Alexis
    Bella Alexis24 өдрийн өмнө

    Is this a Scottish recipe? Dumb question, I know, but we used to serve this at the Scottish Heritage Festival... wanted to know if this was the real deal.

  • Jennifer Tinsley
    Jennifer Tinsley24 өдрийн өмнө

    Need you and julien to create new band names together. Your calm voice and his chaos...perfect match

  • harry
    harry25 өдрийн өмнө

    the perfect cookie for daylight savings time

  • saintclownie
    saintclownie25 өдрийн өмнө

    lol docking lol

    SKWASH A.K.A LIL PUNK26 өдрийн өмнө

    Broodwich @aquateenhungerforce

  • Wynn
    Wynn26 өдрийн өмнө

    Babish: [quickly licks sweetened condensed milk] Also Babish: "I'm sorry you had to see that" Me, mesmerized and ashamed: *I'm not*

  • Dan L
    Dan L26 өдрийн өмнө

    Dunno if I'd cook wearing a rolex

  • picachufan2000
    picachufan200026 өдрийн өмнө

    You were right Babish it is the perfect cookie for daylight saving time

  • Hahauravirgin
    Hahauravirgin27 өдрийн өмнө

    Mr I am billionaire from Nigeria would like to hire you to be my personal chef

  • Isaak Swedersky
    Isaak Swedersky27 өдрийн өмнө

    Watching this the day after daylight savings 😂

  • Hyper Ops
    Hyper Ops27 өдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="43">0:43</a> i caught you putting that _turbinado_ in O_o

  • Lili Blais
    Lili Blais27 өдрийн өмнө

    I legitimately spent the whole weekend binge-watching Binging with Babish. 💖

  • Seven Thirteens
    Seven Thirteens29 өдрийн өмнө

    re-watching this video to get ready for daylight savings

  • Lorraine Centeno
    Lorraine Centeno29 өдрийн өмнө

    "Temper chocolate" Did anyone else thought of Ann Readon?

  • FonchCakes
    FonchCakesСарын өмнө

    Unsalted butter Adds salt two seconds later

  • NibbaAteTheGuac


    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Unsalted so that he has better control of the salt content.

  • Dara Walsh
    Dara WalshСарын өмнө

    Use a hot knife to cut through the chocolate

  • HDM Reviews
    HDM ReviewsСарын өмнө

    Babish you should do Fish Fingers and Custard from Doctor Who!!!

  • Felipe Catz
    Felipe CatzСарын өмнө

    i thought docking was when you touched penis tips with another man

  • Vannesa Marie
    Vannesa MarieСарын өмнө you know what would be awesome? If you made the "pigeon pie " from English Heritage!.. and then did your version of it. Pretty please with fond on top? 😇

  • Rollingo
    RollingoСарын өмнө

    It’s Aluminium on the periodic table, therefore it’s called Aluminium not Aluminum

  • Spiritual Warrior 1111
    Spiritual Warrior 1111Сарын өмнө

    Ah I know what I'm doing to celebrate daylight savings time 😂

  • Dylan Bryers
    Dylan BryersСарын өмнө

    Mate, that's just a caramel slice.

  • The Healthy Earth
    The Healthy EarthСарын өмнө

    Is there a substitute for the corn syrup. Perhaps maple syrup, agave or rice syrup?? Thanks

  • Gerard Jones
    Gerard JonesСарын өмнө

    This isn't shortbread in a hundred years.

  • Icecrusher
    IcecrusherСарын өмнө

    I made this today and it was delicious albeit veeeery sugary, so share it with others instead of eating all by yourself ;) In case you can't find some of the (non-US) ingredients, substitute: - Corn sirup with maple or rice sirup - Brown sugar with cane sugar which you mix with some molasses - Kosher salt with regular salt, just much less of it as it's more potent

  • Asher Gregg
    Asher GreggСарын өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="69">1:09</a> Wetted Fingees

  • Lena Aalt
    Lena AaltСарын өмнө

    See, my issue is that whenever I make caramel I have an enormous urge to taste has never ended well 'cause I'm too stupid to resist said urge.

  • cb
    cbСарын өмнө

    haha the video is <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="381">6:21</a> long

  • Mr Awesome
    Mr AwesomeСарын өмнө

    *please tell me I’m not the only one who thought “What the fuck is Millionaires shortbread?”*

  • Suzanne R
    Suzanne RСарын өмнө

    Im new to this channel so this may have been said before - your voice sounds a bit like Joe from YOU

  • Kiran Middleton
    Kiran MiddletonСарын өмнө

    Liberally lube with butter

  • luka
    lukaСарын өмнө

    Shortbread cheesecake?

  • Polar Fishlips
    Polar FishlipsСарын өмнө

    the sainsbury’s ones are 🤩🤤

  • MrJustSomeGuy87
    MrJustSomeGuy87Сарын өмнө

    Least sexual video to discuss docking and lube

  • Paul Walton
    Paul WaltonСарын өмнө


  • TheLepke2011
    TheLepke2011Сарын өмнө

    I can't wait to make these for Daylight Savings Time!!!

  • Forrest Key
    Forrest KeyСарын өмнө

    “We are now going to temper the chocolate” *Claire Saffitz wants to know your location*

  • Amber MaryAnne
    Amber MaryAnneСарын өмнө

    Is there a basic microwave video as where I live we only have a kettle and microwave

  • Naji Bro
    Naji BroСарын өмнө

    I dunno why but that looks like diabetes to me.

  • justsomegamer
    justsomegamerСарын өмнө

    who the hell is this claire everyone is talking about and whats her deal with tempered chocolate

  • justsomegamer


    Сарын өмнө

    @Asey Draws ah. Thanks!

  • Asey Draws

    Asey Draws

    Сарын өмнө

    She’s a chef on another food channel, Bon appétit. She has a series there, Gourmet Makes, in which she tries to make homemade versions of popular snacks. She’s had infamous trouble when attempting to temper chocolate for candy bars, and hates the tediousness of tempering

  • Leonie Stewart

    Leonie Stewart

    Сарын өмнө

    justsomegamer from Bon appetite lol

  • Todd Morra
    Todd MorraСарын өмнө

    Cooling tempered chocolate in the fridge or freezer will often ruin the tempering.

  • Pretzel A31
    Pretzel A31Сарын өмнө

    Babish licking on sweet condensed milk is tradution if you lick it more it gives more flavor to your cooking

  • naughtysanta
    naughtysantaСарын өмнө

    i thought this is a carmel slice well thats what me family calls it

  • Emily Harris
    Emily HarrisСарын өмнө

    I don't know why but calling it millionaire shortbread and not millionaire shortcake is driving me mental

  • Fraz
    FrazСарын өмнө

    Hello can you please make curry of life from Naruto

  • Elle Soho
    Elle SohoСарын өмнө

    When are the ingredients going to be posted?

  • Passive Agressive
    Passive AgressiveСарын өмнө

    In England we call these A Twix?

  • Serena Mueller
    Serena MuellerСарын өмнө

    As soon as I figure out how to make WETTED FINGIES my ringtone, it’s over.