Chocolate Malted Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Lalaloob

My friend Bob, his cousin Dee Dee, shared this (according to Bob) to-die-for cake on his recent visit to the Palm Coast of Florida.

Top Review by Rock Star Mama

i'm only rating the frosting b/c i didn't make the cake (just being lazy) follow this to the letter & it will be AMAZING. my 6-year old son actually said "mommy this frosting is fabulous". i thought that was pretty hilarious. then he said "don't ever make anything different, always make this frosting". it is very unique, it basically tastes like an old-time malt whipped into fluffy frosting that slightly hardens to the touch, which reminds me of bakery quality.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 1 cup chocolate malt powder (Ovaltine)
  • 3 eggs
  • 12 cup oil
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chip

  • 13 cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate malt powder
  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat 2 cake pans with cooking spray.
  3. On low speed mix ingredients except chips.
  4. On medium speed beat until fluffy.
  5. Add 1/2 cup chips.
  6. Divide batter into pans and sprinkle with remaining chips.
  7. Bake 40 minutes.
  8. Cool 10 minutes and then remove from pans and cool completely.
  10. Heat milk and stir in malt powder. Cool completely.
  11. On medium speed beat butter until fluffy. Alternately, beat in sugar and malted milk.
  12. Frost cakes.

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