Malt Loaf

PennyBy Penny    

January 22, 2018

Like malt Loaf ? Make your own

  • Prep: 1 hr 5 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Yields: 12 slices

Ingredients

2 tea bags

12 tblspn malt extract

2 tblspn black treacle

50g soft dark brown sugar

100g dried chopped prunes

50g dried chopped figs

50g mixed dried fruit

125g plain flour

125g wholemeal flour

3 tspn baking powder

0.5tspn salt

Directions

1Pour 150ml of boiling water over the tea bags and leave them to steep for 10 minutes to create a good strong brew.

2Take out the tea bags then add 9 tblspn of malt extract , the black treacle, sugar and the dried fruits. Stir well and leave to soak for 20 minutes.

3Line a loaf tin with baking parchment and preheat the oven to 180c

4Sieve the flours and baking powder into a large baking bowl and add the salt.

5Add the soaked fruits and tea

6mix thoroughly to create a thick batter.

7Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes, then lower the heat to 160c and cook for a further 40 minutes.

8Check the loaf is cooked by inserting a skewer . If it comes out clean the loaf is cooked

9Take the loaf out of the oven and pour the remaining malt extract over the loaf while it is warm and leave the loaf to cool in the tin.

10When cool , wrap in baking paper and store in a tin for 3-4 days before cutting and enjoying

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15 Reviews

Lyn Riley

January 22, 2018

Sounds delicious. Julie’s recipe is not a malt loaf as you suggest but is probably nice as a tea bread

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

Must say I don’t put the fruit in

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

Must say I don’t put the fruit in

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

You get the malt from the oval tine it’s a malted drink

Feed your family for about £20 a week.

January 22, 2018

This is more a tea bread though not a malt loaf

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

1 cup plain flour
1 cup brown flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup golden syrup
1/2 to bi – carb
2 tb so oval tine
Friut as wanted ( sultanas )
Approximately 1/2 pint milk

Mix altogether . Should be runny put in greased 2 lb loaf tin and bake for 1.5 to 2 hrs gas mark 2

Karen Clarke

January 22, 2018

Thank you

Karen Clarke

January 22, 2018

What is the recipe for yours please

Helen Hough

January 22, 2018

Or a smaller amount of black treacle

Caroline Vickers

January 22, 2018

Sounds alot of malt extract, do you get 12 tablespoons out of 1 jar from Holland and Barrett?

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

1 cup pflour
1cup brown flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup golden syrup
1/2 tsp bi-carbs
2tbsp ovaltine
Fruit if wanted ( sultarnas)
Approx 1/2 pint milk
Mix altogether should be runny . Put in greased 2lb tin bake 11/2 to 2hrs gas mark 2 . Yummmmm

Julie Winson

January 22, 2018

Mine i posted sound alot easier and is lovely x

Sue Clay

January 22, 2018

Thankies !!

Feed your family for about £20 a week.

January 22, 2018

Holland and Barrett or a local chemist used to stock it . P

Sue Clay

January 22, 2018

Omg sounds lush. Where do you get your malt extract?