GOOD OLE FASHON CHOCOLATE MALT, CAKE THAT ISUser Submitted Recipe
3(1oz) Baker’s semi sweet baking squares
1 stick sweet cream butter
½ c. water
2 c. brown sugar packed
2 c. all purpose flour sifted
1 tsp. salt
1 c. Carnation malted milk powder
½ c. buttermilk
1 ½ tsp. baking soda
1 ½ tsp. good vanilla
1 c. Breakstone’s sour cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3 nine inch cake pans with non stick baking spray and set aside. In a small sauce pan add baking chocolate, butter and water cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until melted and blended. Remove from heat and pour chocolate into stand mixer bowl. In a medium bowl add brown sugar, sifted flour, salt and malted milk mix with a spoon. In a cup add buttermilk and baking soda stir to mix and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes until it looks like it has risen. With stand mixer on medium speed slowly add flour mixture until creamy. Slowly add buttermilk mixture to your batter. When combined well turn mixer on medium high and add eggs one at a time until well blended. Now add vanilla and sour cream and mix until creamy about 1 minute. Pour batter evenly between all three pans and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a pick comes out clean. Turn out on cooling racks and cool completely.
Icing recipe and assembly to follow: 1 stick sweet cream butter, 1 c. Crisco shorting, 1 ½ tsp. vanilla, 6 c. confectioner’s sugar, 3 T. whipping cream, 4 T. Hershey’s baking chocolate powder (heaping), 1 ½ c. malted milk balls chopped in food processor, 1 big dollop of whipped cream, 1 large maraschino cherry, 1 bendy straw.
In a Cuisinart stand mixer on high, cream butter & Crisco together until fluffy. Add vanilla and mix well. Turn mixer to medium low and add sugar slowly when combined then turn on high to whip. On medium add whipping cream and chocolate when combined turn to high to whip about 1 minute. Icing the first layer and add 1/3 of milk balls and repeat this process until all three layers are iced have milk balls and are stacked on top of each other make sure you icing the sides on the way up. Make sure your top layer’s milk ball crumble is nicely done. Now add a big dollop of whip cream right in the middle. Place the cherry in the middle of the whip cream ad a bendy straw and call it ole fashion malt. I loved those good ole days.