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Malted Milk Cake

Bake this cake in a 13x9 pan or as cupcakes in fun paper liners. I am a sweet and salty addict, so I sprinkle popcorn on top. —Susan Scarborough, Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring, optional
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup malted milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely crushed malted milk balls

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13x9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Batter may appear curdled. If desired, beat in flavoring. In another bowl, whisk flour, milk powder, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in confectioners’ sugar and cocoa alternately with milk until smooth. Spread frosting over cake; sprinkle with crushed malted milk balls.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 455 calories, 20g fat (13g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 352mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
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  • BeckyJCarver
    Nov 9, 2018

    Made this for a reunion

  • Angel182009
    Sep 9, 2015

    The mix for the chocolate cake was really good but the icing was a little runny. It was good but runny. So if you decide to do a torte style cake suggest adding less milk so the icing is thicker.

  • cskrn
    Aug 27, 2015

    This cake was good, but the next day the malted milk balls on the top got soggy.