Malted Milk Ball Cake

cathy tate


I forgot where I got this recipe but who doesn't love Malted Milk Balls? This recipe is a hit with young and old alike!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
25 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 3 large
  • 4 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    malted milk balls, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    recipe chocolate malt glaze
  • 2/3 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/3 c
    malted milk powder
  • 1 1/2 oz
    milk chocolate chips

How to Make Malted Milk Ball Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 9x9x2 inch backing pans with parchment paper, grease pans. Set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium-high for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 30 seconds after each. Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, beating on low after each addition until thoroughly combined. Divide batter between prepared pans; spread evenly. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Sprinkle with malted milk balls, pressing in slightly. Continue baking 10-15 minutes more - 25 minutes total baking time. Let cakes stand while preparing glaze. Spread warm cake with Chocolate Malt Glaze.

    In a medium microwave-safe bowl, whisk together whipping cream and malted milk powder. Microwave on 50% power for 2 minutes or until bubbly. Place chocolte pieces in another heat-proof bowl; pour hot whipping cream mixture over chocolate pieces. Let stand 5 minutes; stir until smooth.

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About Malted Milk Ball Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids

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