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Malt Loaf Recipe

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NannyJan53 Mon 30-Mar-20 09:59:59

This is a simple but tasty Malt Loaf

275 g Self Raising Flour
175 g Dried Mixed Fruit
225 g Dark Soft Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp (15ml) Black Treacle (I usually add a bit more than this)
Dissolved in 225ml Warm Milk
Pinch of Salt

Sieve together Flour and Salt
Add all other ingredients and mix
Put mixture in a greased (I line the bottom with greaseproof paper too ) 1 lb loaf tin
Bake 1 hour 180 deg (check after 40 mins as it can be quicker than 1 hour)

Caramac Mon 30-Mar-20 10:03:37

Sounds lovely, I think I’ll make this later today. Thank you

Birdwatcher4 Mon 30-Mar-20 10:23:50

I know it’s not malt loaf but it’s easy and can be buttered for tea or breakfast oh and you can omit the sherry still fine .

Birdwatcher4 Mon 30-Mar-20 10:28:04

Sorry it’s not in grams showing the age of my recipe 🙂

Sussexborn Mon 30-Mar-20 10:32:41

Can’t make out the weetabix cooking instructions. A childhood friend used to eat buttered weetabix out in the street.

Birdwatcher4 Mon 30-Mar-20 10:55:22

You soak the weetbix ,spice ,cherries ,sugar and fruit in the skimmed milk or what ever milk you use and sherry “optional” in a bowl for 30mins then gently mix in the egg and flour hope this helps .

shysal Mon 30-Mar-20 10:59:38

While we are on the subject here is a recipe using Shreddies or All Bran.

geekesse Mon 30-Mar-20 11:15:52

We used to make a fruit bread using all-bran, dried fruit, tea, s-r flour and eggs. The kids referred to it as ‘bog-roll’.

Birdwatcher4 Mon 30-Mar-20 11:44:27

geekesse Strangely 4 of grandkids love it 1 says it’s yuck 😀

Daddima Mon 30-Mar-20 11:48:24

shysal I used to make this a lot, using mashed banana. It’s just about my level of baking skills!

tanith Mon 30-Mar-20 11:52:54

If only I had black treacle and soft brown sugar ☹️

Fennel Mon 30-Mar-20 12:11:57

That sounds delicious NannyGran.
I've got all the ingredients, apart from milk, but will try it. I'll use orange juice instead.
No oil or similar?

Fennel Mon 30-Mar-20 12:12:35

Sorry NannyJan .

NannyJan53 Mon 30-Mar-20 16:56:27

No Fennel no fats or oil

Callistemon Mon 30-Mar-20 17:24:58

Thank you Nannyjan

I did buy some malt loaf bread flour years ago, so moreish we ate far too much of it, I think it was Wessex Mill.

Auntieflo Mon 30-Mar-20 18:51:44

To go off piste for a moment.
The son of one of my friends, decided that he would like to make a malt loaf.
He didn't have any malt extract, so decided to use Horlicks instead. Well he said, it is a malt drink!

Callistemon Mon 30-Mar-20 20:21:37

I used to love Horlicks tablets - do you remember them?

Auntieflo Wed 01-Apr-20 18:04:22

Callistemon, I used to love Horlicks tablets.

Malt loaf must be in the air.
One of our lovely neighbours bought us a couple of slices yesterday. Delicious.