Chocolate Malt Loaf


300 grams bread flour
2 tablespoons heaped dried milk powder
1/4 teaspoon heaped salt
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
45 grams butter
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chocolate malt drink powder (milo/ovaltine)
egg wash


In a saucepan, add the butter and milk ,heat until the butter has melted. remove the saucepan from the heat. Add the malt powder and stir to dissolve. Leave to cool until warm.
Mix the flour, milk powder, salt, sugar and yeast together in a mixing bowl.When the malt mixture are warm enough, then pour it into the flour mixture, add the egg and using a dough hook at low speed to mix everything to form a dough. Increase speed to medium and continue kneading for 10-15 minutes until the dough becomes smoot and elastic. Turn out onto a working surface and knead by hands for a few more minutes to finish up. Place the dough into a slightly greased bowl,cover with cling film and let it rise in a warm place for 1-1.5 hours.
Punch the dough down to deflate. Knead lightly for a few seconds, then shape the dough into a plump sausage form and place it into a greased loaf tin (8.5*4.5) ,cover with cling film and leave it to rise again for 45-60 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 375F. Brush the dough top with egg wash and bake it for 25-30 minutes until golden brown and the bottom sounds hollow when tapped. Cool on a wire rack before slicing and serve.




I made this loaf to experiment something new in my bread making era..


1.0 loaf


Friday, December 4, 2009 - 1:50am


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