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Chocolate Malt Ball Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
This Chocolate Malt Ball Cake is packed full of nostalgic deliciousness thanks to the addition of chocolate malt powder. Add some crushed malt balls or malt ball eggs and you have a chocolate cake everyone will love. 
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 20



  • 1 15.25 ounce box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup chocolate malted milk powder


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup malted milk powder
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream milk or half and half can be used also


  • 1 bag Brach’s Malted Milk Eggs roughly chopped



  • Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C
  • Spray a 9×13 pan with nonstick cooking spray
  • In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine all the cake ingredients on low speed for 30 seconds. Once combined, turn the mixer speed to medium and mix well for two minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared 9x13 pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool completely prior to frosting.


  • With an electric mixer, beat butter and vanilla extract together until smooth.
  • Add in malted milk powder and mix until well combined. Add in cocoa powder and mix until well combined.
  • Add in powdered sugar and ½ the cream and mix on low until well combined. Add in additional whipping cream and mix on low until well combined. Once combined turn mixer up to medium speed and whip for 1-2 minutes. If a thinner frosting is desired, add more cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  • Frost cake and sprinkle chopped Brach’s Malted Milk Eggs over the top to decorate.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.3mg