Giant Malteser®

Absolutely delicious, very malteser-y!

The cake and icing itself is just as good eaten as a tray bake

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Ingredients:

The cake

  • 2 tbsps Horlicks® powder
  • 15g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 175g Flour
  • 25g Cocoa powder
  • 100g Caster sugar
  • 150g Soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • Maltesers® to decorate

The icing

  • 200g Icing sugar
  • 50g Horlicks
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 100g Butter
  • 3 tbsp Hot water

The method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160⁰C/ Gas Mark 3. Grease and line 2 hemisphere cake pans
  2. In a pan, melt the butter, milk and Horlicks together.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the sugars and eggs. Once combined and fluffy, add the milk mixture to the egg and sugar mixture, stirring constantly.
  4. Once combined add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and fold together.
  5. Pour into the desired tins.
  6. Cook in the oven for 35-40 minutes
  7. Meanwhile, make the icing. To make the icing, combine together the icicing sugar, cocoa powder and Horlicks. Then add the butter and boiling water and combine until a thick icing comes together.
  8. Once out the oven and cooled, sandwich together with the icing.
  9. Decorate with the icing and maltesers.

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