Chocolate Malt Bars4 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“Excellent for chocolate malt lovers!” - by Diane A.
Original recipe yields 1 - 8x8 inch pan
- 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.
- 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.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until set. Let bars cool in the pan before frosting.
- 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.
Amount Per Serving (16 total)
- 200 cal
- 10.1 g
- 26.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"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 reviews fr..." See moreom all!"
"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 all a..." See morend decided to leave it off. We all agreed it had a heavy molasses flavor. Maybe that wouldn't happen with regular malt bought in the grocery store."
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