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Chocolate Malt Desserts Recipe

Chocolate Malt Desserts Recipe

“I came up with this recipe after my mom gave me a container of malted milk powder. It's so rich you'd never believe it's light.” —Lisa Keys, Middlebury, CT
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup malted milk powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 6 malted milk balls, chopped
  • 6 maraschino cherries

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate and vanilla until smooth.
  • 2. Transfer to six dessert dishes, about 1/3 cup in each. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 3. Garnish each serving with 2 tablespoons whipped topping, 1/2 teaspoon chopped malted milk balls and a cherry. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 239 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.