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Malted milk balls

post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
hey everyone,
im writing a new menu and i'd like to put housemade malted milk balls (like whoppers) as a garnish on a dessert. does any one have a recipe ?


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post #2 of 19
I think I have a recipe in my Alain Ducasse dessert book....I'll look it up for you.
post #3 of 19
I would be very interested in that recipe too, having tried to make malted milk balls myself without much success.........
post #4 of 19
I have made them before, but can't remember the ratio. Just temper white chocolate and malt powder. Those were the only two ingredients for the filling and were quite good.
post #5 of 19
you can also try a seafoam formula and wiggle in some malt powder.
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post #6 of 19
That's basically what I tried before.....sorta worked but the candy didn't have the right crunch that a true malted milk ball does. I think the big candy makers do it under high pressure or least that's what I've heard.
post #7 of 19
I found a similar recipe to what you're talking about and in that recipe the ratio was 1:1 (as in, one cup melted white chocolate and 1 cup malted milk powder).
post #8 of 19
Thread Starter 
still waiting to hear what the Alain Ducasse recipe says...
post #9 of 19
Okay---here's the formula...

1 cup of white chocolate
1 cup of malted milk powder

Melt chocolate and stir in malted milk powder. Form into balls and dip in milk chocolate.

Hope this helps.
post #10 of 19
I tried it today and I'll be darned if it didn't work. Closest I've ever come to the real thing! I recommend it Jessiquina!
post #11 of 19
Thread Starter 
awesome, thanks!!!
post #12 of 19
I'm not a pastry chef but I love to bake at home and I am going to try the recipe out! I have a h&s meeting on Monday so I'm going to hit the bulk barn before the meeting and get me some malted milk powder!
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post #13 of 19
Thread Starter 
i made them today! i couldnt stop eating them. i'd add a little salt to it, just to balance it out.
post #14 of 19

malted milk balls...

love them! I don't have a recipe however, i remember running by one in the past that also added malt powder in the cake and frosting! looked so yummy!
post #15 of 19

Can you give the step by step recipe for it? Exactly what do I do? Hah I am by no means a chef. Only a girl who likes to cook.

post #16 of 19

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post #17 of 19

It's really that easy?

I do believe I will give this a try. Thanks for the recipe.

Any other "should-know" info before I take this on?


post #18 of 19

Thanks for the reminder about Alain's recipe.

post #19 of 19
Interesting, thanks for sharing. Were they crunchy enough? My dad and children would like these maybe I'll try them out. I have never had the love for malted milk balls but homemade I will definitely try.
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