Chocolate Malt Cake Recipe

Milk Bar's Chocolate Malt Cake is chocolate cake layered with malted fudge, malted milk crumbs and charred marshmallows all topped with malted chocolate frosting!


YIELDS: Makes 1 six inch layer cake. Serves 8-12

Malt Crumb

Malt Crumb

Step 1

Heat the oven to 250°f.

Step 2

Combine the 25 g (⅓ cup) milk powder, the flour, cornstarch, 20g of ovaltine, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Toss with your hands to mix. Add the melted butter and toss, using a spatula, until the mixture starts to come together and form small clusters.

Step 3

Spread the clusters on a parchment- or silpat-lined sheet pan and bake for 20 minutes. The crumbs should be sandy at that point, and your kitchen should smell like buttery heaven. Cool the crumbs completely.

Step 4

Crumble any milk crumb clusters that are larger than ½ inch in diameter, and put the crumbs in a medium bowl. Combine the 15g of ovaltine and milk powder and toss together with crumbs until it is evenly distributed throughout the mixture.

Step 5

Pour the white chocolate over the crumbs and toss until your clusters are enrobed. Then continue tossing them every 5 minutes until the white chocolate hardens and the clusters are no longer sticky. The crumbs will keep in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer for up to 1 month.

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