Easy Malted Milk Balls Recipe

I enjoy making Malted Milk Balls. They’re tasty, fun, and easy to create. In this post, I’ll show you how to make these delectable balls, offer serving and storage tips, and address some frequently asked questions.

Malted Milk Balls’ malty taste is irresistible. They’re sweet and chocolatey, wonderful for sweet tooths.

Few ingredients and time are needed for this dish. It’s a fun, quick, and easy home dish.

You can bake cookies, brownies, or snacks with them. They can top milkshakes and ice cream sundaes.

Malted Milk Balls are fantastic for parties, holidays, and special occasions. They make terrific homemade gifts, too.

You can coat the balls with chocolate, sprinkles, or coconut and modify their size and form to suit your presentation.

Malted Milk Balls are fun, easy, and delicious for all ages. This a great recipe to try at home.

Homemade Malted Milk Balls Ingredients

  • 1 cup of malted milk powder
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of softened butter
  • 1/4 cup of light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Coating of your choice (such as chocolate, sprinkles, or coconut)

How To Make Malted Milk Balls From Scratch?

Mix malted milk powder, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder in a large bowl to create balls. Add butter, corn syrup, and vanilla. Mix everything into dough.

Next, form dough balls (about the size of a gumball). Refrigerate the balls for 30 minutes on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Coat the cold balls. Chocolate, sprinkles, and coconut are common toppings. Melt your coating in a double boiler or microwave and dip each ball. Return the covered balls to the parchment-lined baking sheet to set.

How To Make Malted Milk Balls

Serving Ideas

Malted milk balls are snacks or desserts. They work well in cookies and brownies. They can top milkshakes and ice cream sundaes.

How To Store Homemade Malted Milk Balls?

Store Malted Milk Balls in an airtight jar in the fridge. It last 2 weeks in the fridge. You can freeze them to extend their lifespan. Malted Milk Balls can be frozen in a freezer bag or airtight container. Freezing them lasts 6 months.

The balls can collect odors, so store them away from strong-smelling foods in the fridge. Take the balls out of the fridge or freezer a few minutes before serving to improve their texture.

Malted Milk Balls coated in chocolate should be stored at room temperature to avoid melting or cracking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use regular milk powder instead of malted milk powder?

Regular milk powder works, but malted milk powder tastes better. Malted milk powder tastes like malted barley, wheat flour, and evaporated whole milk.

Can I use a different type of coating?

Absolutely! Customize the coating. Chocolate, sprinkles, coconut, crushed cookies, almonds, and candy are common choices.

Can I make these balls in advance?

Yes, you can make the balls in advance and store them in the refrigerator or freezer until you’re ready to coat them.

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Easy Malted Milk Balls Recipe

Homemade Malted Milk Balls are tasty and easy. This dish is simple and entertaining to create at home. They're delicious and versatile—use them in cookies, brownies, ice cream sundaes, and milkshakes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 127 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of malted milk powder
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of softened butter
  • 1/4 cup of light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Coating of your choice such as chocolate, sprinkles, or coconut

Instructions
 

  • Mix malted milk powder, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder in a large bowl to create balls. Add butter, corn syrup, and vanilla. Mix everything into dough.
  • Next, form dough balls (about the size of a gumball). Refrigerate the balls for 30 minutes on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Coat the cold balls. Chocolate, sprinkles, and coconut are common toppings. Melt your coating in a double boiler or microwave and dip each ball. Return the covered balls to the parchment-lined baking sheet to set.
Keyword malted milk balls recipe

Malted Milk Balls are easy to make and tasty. These delectable sweets are easy to make with only a few ingredients. They’re delicious and versatile, serve them as a snack, dessert, topping for ice cream sundaes or milkshakes, or in baking.

The recipe is easy, but you may change the coating, size, and shape to suit your presentation. They also make fantastic gifts if made in bulk. I hope this blog post inspires you to try this recipe, you’ll enjoy it as much as I do!

They can last 2 weeks in the fridge and 6 months in the freezer if stored properly. Always let them come to room temperature before serving to improve their texture.

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