• 12 Ratings

Its hip to be square, but this stunning cake can be round too. Use 9x1 1/2-inch-round baking pans instead of the 8-inch-square pans.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Malted Milk Ball Cake

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line two 9x9x2-inch baking pans with parchment paper. Greast pans; set aside.

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  • In a medium mixing bowl stir together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl beat the 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.

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  • Divide batter between prepared pans; spread evenly. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with malted milk balls, pressing in slightly if needed (see Tip below). Continue baking 10 to 15 minutes more (25 minutes total baking time).

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  • Let cakes stand on wire racks while preparing Chocolate Malt Glaze. Spread warm cake with warm glaze.

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  • For the candy to keep its shape and crunch, partially bake the cakes until nearly set. Press in the chopped balls, then continue baking for the remaining time.

Nutrition Facts (Malted Milk Ball Cake)

319 calories; total fat 17g; saturated fat 10g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 51mg; sodium 195mg; potassium 181mg; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 2g; sugar 27g; protein 5g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 216RE; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 28mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 91mg; iron 2mg.

Chocolate Malt Glaze

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  • In a medium microwave-safe bowl, whisk together whipping cream and malted milk powder. Microwave on 50% power (medium) for 2 minutes or until bubbly.

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  • Place chocolate pieces in another medium heat-proof bowl; pour hot whipping cream mixture over chocolate pieces. Let stand 5 minutes; stir until smooth.

Reviews

12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1