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malt cake mOne of a very delicious and easy cake recipe. A classical combination of light Chocolate Cake and Rich frosting. Decorate it with Malted Balls or Fondant flowers, as I have done 🙂


Plain flour2 and 1/4 cup
Sugar1 cup, grind it
Cocoa powder3/4 cup
Chocolate Horlicks/ Ovaltine/ Milo1 cup
Baking soda1- 1/2 tsp
Baking powder1 tsp
Milk1 cup
Vinegar1 tsp
Salt1/4 tsp
Oil1 cup
Vanilla essencefew drops


  • Preheat oven at 150c and grease cake pan.
  • In 1 cup milk add 1 tsp vinegar and mix well. set aside.
  • In a bowl add all dry ingredients. Flour, sugar, malt powder, Cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Now add all wet ingredients, eggs, milk, oil, vanilla essence and beat with electric beater or use hand whisk. Mix well.
  • Pour batter in pan and bake at 180c till a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Let it cool completely.
  • Remove from pan and divide in two halves.
  • Spread frosting on cake and place another half on top. Cover cake with frosting.
  • You can decorate cake with fondant flowers, like I did or use malted balls or fingers to decorate it.

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Un salted butter1 cup, softened
Cocoa powder1/2 cup
Heavy whipping cream or milk pack cream3/4 cup
Malted powder1/2 cup
Icing sugar3 cups
Cream cheese4-5 tbsp


  • In a bowl beat butter, icing sugar till creamy, now add cream cheese, cream, malt powder and cocoa.
  • Beat again till frosting become hard.
  • Keep in refrigerator. Take out when needed.

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