Tgi Friday's Chocolate Malted Cake

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Frosting:
  • Melt one 12-ounce package of semisweet chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Beat whipping cream and malted milk powder in electric mixer on high until stiff but not dry, about 2 minutes; refrigerate about 30 minutes.
  • Whip sugar, softened cream cheese and vanilla extract in a separate bowl until creamy, about 2 minutes, scraping bowl often.
  • Add melted chocolate chips and beat 1 more minute.
  • Add half of malt-cream mixture and beat until uniform in color.
  • Fold in remaining malt-cream mixture by hand until frosting is uniform in color.
  • Refrigerate at least 2 hours before icing cake.
  • For cake: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Prepare 3 round 9-inch cake pans with butter and flour and line with parchment or wax paper.
  • Set aside.
  • Beat oil, milk, yogurt, eggs and vanilla with electric mixer until well blended, about 2 minutes.
  • Sift together sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in separate bowl.
  • Slowly add 1/3 of dry ingredients to milk mixture and beat until well blended.
  • Beat in 1/3 of boiling water.
  • Add another 1/3 of dry ingredients and beat until well mixed; then beat in another 1/3 of water.
  • Add remaining dry ingredients, beating well, then add remaining water and beat until well mixed.
  • Scrape mixing bowl often.
  • Pour equal amounts of batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.
  • Do not open oven while cake is baking.
  • Cool pans on rack for 15 minutes, then remove cake from pan, take off paper, and continue to cool completely.
  • Frost top of one layer with Malt Frosting, then place second layer on top and frost; top with third layer and frost tops and sides.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours before cutting.