Millionaire's Shortbread | Basics with Babish

Feb 13, 2020
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This week on Basics, it's time to make the ultimate cookie: millionaire's shortbread.
Ingredients & Shopping List coming soon!
Music: "Sweet Berry Wine" by Blue Wednesday
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Comments
  • Could you please add the ingredients to this?

    bubblegumplasticbubblegumplastic8 minutes ago
  • Any substitute for corn syrup, I'm dying to make these but I'm a 100% sure that i would not be able to find corn syrup where I live

    Oggy JackOggy JackHour ago
  • an episode on choux pastry would be pretty cool

    CrunkCocoaCrunkCocoa8 hours ago
  • So... many... steps lol

    X OX O9 hours ago
  • Thank you BwB. My daughter will love these for her birthday instead of cake. 2-28. She loves your shows by the way.

    H FosterH Foster16 hours ago
  • Did you just made Twix?

    FANGFANG17 hours ago
  • Fingies

    Silas CooksleySilas Cooksley21 hour ago
  • “Something known as docking” also known as “something never to google”

    A GA GDay ago
  • I bet his neighbors love him cuz he's like bringing them so much food. Great!! Now I wanna be his neighbor.

    Julius WitherspoonJulius WitherspoonDay ago
  • Ingredients pls

    Ilary On TopIlary On TopDay ago
  • How can I replace Glucose or Corn Syrup in Recipes? I love making American confectionery, but here in Eastern Europe stuff like this is no short of impossible to get.

    Enkidu505Enkidu505Day ago
  • Knife ran under hot water makes nice cuts on my caramel slice.. I mean.. whatever you call it 😆

    Renee JaneRenee JaneDay ago
  • Better shortbread is made with softened butter instead of melted. Sorry I dont make the rules.

    Johanna VikingJohanna Viking2 days ago
    • This is my absolute favorite cookie though and I was glad your recipe and mine are exactly the same. :)

      Johanna VikingJohanna Viking2 days ago
  • Pecan pie please

    The Original ONIONThe Original ONION2 days ago
  • Hey Andrew My hubby wants to know why aluminum foil vs parchment? ...we are in the anti foil camp and only use it if absolutely unavoidable

    Alex BeattyAlex Beatty2 days ago
  • Can i use white sugar instead of brown sugar? I live in india and its hard to find brown sugar here.

    Shravya choudarapuShravya choudarapu3 days ago
  • You had me at docking.

    darkitydarkity3 days ago
  • Does anyone make these recipes? The short bread is way too salty....

    James AdamcikJames Adamcik3 days ago
  • So glad to see someone else can’t resist the sweetened condensed milk.

    Monique HofferMonique Hoffer3 days ago
  • this is twix but verry verry big?

    DeeDeeDeeDee3 days ago
  • 'wetted fingies'

    15thTimeLord15thTimeLord3 days ago
  • Perfection!

    KillerTacosKillerTacos3 days ago
  • Watching this while on a diet is just cruel

    Jamie JacksonJamie Jackson3 days ago
  • Be honest. How many attempts for the tempered chocolate? I think Claire's record from Bon Appetit is 317 attempts. BTW try heating the knife slightly next time to cut.

    Officer-AntOfficer-Ant3 days ago
  • Bro this is just gourmet "martabak"

    kent xwkent xw3 days ago
  • Dislike=jealous people

    Pops' SupPops' Sup3 days ago
  • honestly, I think the streaky look is good.

    Xdeser 2Xdeser 24 days ago
  • Honestly I feel like I could never do 90% of the things cooking channels do. But between “wettened fingies,” licking the can lid, and not tempering chocolate correctly I feel like maybe I could make this one happen. Although it isn’t just this one video- you’re clearly talented but you don’t BS. If something’s not quite right you roll with it and tell us it isn’t and how to avoid it, you experiment with things and show us the results, and it’s funny without being hacky or untalented.

    Emma AveryEmma Avery4 days ago
  • I l0ve your voice

    the_smull _potatothe_smull _potato4 days ago
  • Most of the comments are about "tempered chocolate" and "wettened fingies"

    MoldyWater05MoldyWater054 days ago
  • Babish is wearing a fake rolex

    Egg21Egg214 days ago
  • Him: docking Me: okay im gonna have to stop you right there

    XayXayXayXay4 days ago
  • Who the hell is claire?

    Katharine FitzgeraldKatharine Fitzgerald4 days ago
  • «Bish please you already got your millions»

    Erlend Ruud-LarsenErlend Ruud-Larsen4 days ago
  • I made this and it's delicious, but you could have mentioned that you shouldn't stack these for starage. After one day there wasn't much caramel left between the other two layers :D

    KwaPaNKwaPaN4 days ago
  • Eat the rich....'s dessert.

    RaisouERaisouE5 days ago
  • Babs, next time you need to flawlessly cut through a cake, or any sweet thing made of chocolate, fat and sugar, run or dip your knife in blisteringly hot water, wipe off the moisture and use that to cut into it. It will glide through, I promise.

    TheDazzleCamouflageTheDazzleCamouflage5 days ago
  • .........caramel slice

    PruefusPruefus5 days ago
  • Merry Daylight Savings... Day

    Chris Chihoon HwangChris Chihoon Hwang5 days ago
  • Hey i'm gonna make this comment as i'm just now making this and I'm slightly worried I messed up after making the shortbread. In your instructions at 0:42 you don't mention but clearly show adding in the raw sugar but seemingly not in the doubled recipe. Not only that but on your site you have raw added into the shopping list but not any amount. is it ok that I didn't add the sugar? About to make the caramel and now i'm worried I ruined the shortbread somehow but looking through your video you never even mention it in the voice over (unless i missed it somewhere.)

    Syn KittenSyn Kitten5 days ago
  • 2:38. That’s not caramel, caramel needs only two ingredients sugar and cream; water too if you want to give yourself some breathing room. This shit looks damn tasty though!

    julian whittonjulian whitton5 days ago
  • With our hearts full, our eyes open, and our fingies a-whetted, we pressed onward toward an uncertain future, into the unknown.

    Jason BrownJason Brown5 days ago
  • i see a wasted oportunity to make ice cream sandwich

    Thiere GamerThiere Gamer5 days ago
  • Its basically a fresh twix

    Flash101Flash1015 days ago
  • Ive been watching since 200k subs but i forgot to subscribe to you until now WTF

    Creed BrattonCreed Bratton5 days ago
  • Can you please fix that gap in the music in the opening

    Connor CahillConnor Cahill5 days ago
  • you should do an episode on mulukhiyah. It is the best soup I have ever tasted.

    salah makarsalah makar6 days ago
  • So, I actually made this. It was absolutely fantastic. Thank you for the recipe.

    Mrs. WaldropMrs. Waldrop6 days ago
  • Please please make soup dumplings like with soup in the dumplinggggg 🥟

    Bailey DeNunzioBailey DeNunzio6 days ago
  • We call this Caramel Slice in Australia! ❤ This recipe has the perfect caramel/cookie/chocolate ratio for me

    Moe HarrisMoe Harris6 days ago
  • wow, i havent watched you since last year

    Lauren Pinkie PieLauren Pinkie Pie6 days ago
  • I will not do this

    Jesus ChristJesus Christ6 days ago
  • you are forgiven

    TheHaiGuy321TheHaiGuy3216 days ago
  • God bless the Scottish invention that is shortbread!

    Sohail JafarSohail Jafar6 days ago
  • the way I was taught to cut chocolate with a knife is put the knife in hot water

    nicholyernicholyer6 days ago
  • Do that Raising Hope bacon chocolate!

    Kimberly TaylorKimberly Taylor6 days ago
  • What happened to your metric new year resolution? Cup measurements (esp. for baking) are so infuriating!

    lymonylymony6 days ago
  • Just made these last night. Super easy, incredible tasty.

    Dan PeteDan Pete6 days ago
  • "A spirited wiggle and a few taps"? Oh, you mean the old shaka-shaka and the old tappa tappa

    victor maphosavictor maphosa6 days ago
  • I’m gonna make these on daylight savings time

    Ahmed SyedAhmed Syed6 days ago
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