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Chocolate Malt Desserts

“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
  • Makes
    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

  • 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.
  • Transfer to six dessert dishes, about 1/3 cup in each. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Garnish each serving with 2 tablespoons whipped topping, 1/2 teaspoon chopped malted milk balls and a cherry.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 239 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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