Teff Millionaire’s Shortbread

Teff Millionaire’s Shortbread

Teff Millionaire’s Shortbread

Teff Millionaire’s Shortbread


Baking Time

12 minutes plus freezing time


Approx. 9 pieces

This is a spectacular teff dessert, yet despite being completely decadent, it is refined sugar-free! It tastes as good as it looks! The shortbread can be stored in the freezer for when unexpected guests arrive.



For the base:

80g Lovegrass teff flakes

175g Lovegrass white teff flour

50ml melted coconut oil

135ml maple syrup


For the caramel layer:

180g smooth peanut butter

140ml maple syrup

90ml melted coconut oil

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ tsp salt


For the chocolate topping:

190g melted dark chocolate

2 tbsp melted coconut oil



Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 °C and grease or line a square baking tin. In a blender or using a rolling pin, crush the teff flakes into crumbs.


Step 2

Empty the crushed flakes into a bowl and combine with the flour, melted coconut oil and maple syrup.


Step 3

Next, pour the mixture into the lined baking tin and push down firmly. Use a fork to make a few holes in the base and then place in the oven for 12 minutes.


Step 4

Meanwhile , make the mix for the caramel layer by adding all of the ingredients into a saucepan and putting it on medium heat. Heat and stir for a few minutes until well combined and leave to cool.


Step 5

Once the base has cooled slightly pour the caramel on top, and then carefully place the tin in the freezer to set for 60 minutes.


Step 6

Next combine the melted dark chocolate with coconut oil and pour on top of the caramel. Place back into the freezer for 15 minutes.


Step 7

Allow roughly 10 minutes in room temperature before removing the shortbread from the tin and slicing, Enjoy! Can be stored in both fridge and freezer.

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