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Millionaire’s amber shortbread

This takes millionaire’s shortbread to another level entirely: almond shortbread stuck to homemade marzipan with an apricot and amaretto jam, topped with popping candy and gold leaf-topped-chocolate ganache.

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For the apricot and amaretto preserve

For the shortbread

For the marzipan

For the chocolate ganache

For the decorations

  • 100g/3½oz dark chocolate (around 51% cocoa solids)
  • popping candy
  • gold leaf (optional)