Milk Chocolate Malt Ball Cake


Preparation info

  • Yield:


    ( 8 Inch ) Cake
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Baked: New Frontiers in Baking


By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Published 2008

  • About

The Idea Behind this Cake was to Re-Create the Flavor of One of our Favorite Candies, Whoppers (or Maltesers, for Europeans). We used varying amounts of malt powder and brewer’s malt, and several different types of chocolate, before finalizing this recipe. We loved each and every combination (and ate each and every combination), but this one was the most soul satisfying. The taste is decidedly more nuanced and balanced than a candy malt ball—rich and warm and toasty. It makes a perfect occa