Chocolate Malt Bars

Chocolate Malt Bars

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Diane Blanchard Angell 26

"Excellent for chocolate malt lovers!"

Ingredients

35 m servings 200 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 200 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 126 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan. In a bowl over a pan of simmering water, or in the microwave, melt the unsweetened chocolate, stirring occasionally until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Mix in the melted chocolate Combine the flour, 1/2 cup chocolate malt powder, baking powder and salt; stir into the chocolate mixture. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until set. Let bars cool in the pan before frosting.
  4. To make frosting, cream together the butter, 1/4 cup of malt powder and salt. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar and heavy cream until smooth and spreadable. Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.
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I did not use the "brownie" portion of this recipe, only the frosting. I used Chocolate Malt flavored Ovaltine. It worked really well. I thought it was delicious, and the frosting got great revi...

This is soooo good! I made these for a bake sale at my university, and some of my fellow bakers teased me for buying "store bought" items. These bars vanished like magic! I thought the frosting ...

I used malt powder bought in a health food store since it can't be found easily in the regular grocery stores. The bars tasted o.k., kind of like brownies, but we did not like the frosting at...

The bar part of the recipe is good. Sort of a malt brownie. I found the frosting a little odd. Malt powder just didn't blend smooth enough in the forsting for my taste. Would consider making ...

Very tasty! :)