|First attempt at home-made malt loaf|
Firstly, thanks to
for sending me lots of tasty products to try. I’ve been a fan of their peanut
butter (with no added sugar or salt!) for a while so was keen to test out other
products in their range.
This malt loaf recipe is adapted from one I found online and includes Meridian Barley Malt Extract. Barley malt extract is a natural sweetener and is found in healthy muesli options such as the ‘no added sugar’ version of Alpen. This recipe does use extra sugar, but there’s no added fat and I used wholemeal flour instead of white flour so overall, it’s pretty healthy.
Meridian Barley Malt Extract
85g dark muscovado sugar
300g mixed dried fruit
250g plain wholemeal flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
This recipe is really simple: preheat the oven to 130°C; mix together all the ingredients in the order above; pour into a lined loaf tin; bake for 50mins. The malt loaf tastes good by itself or with a bit of jam on it.