Recipe and images courtesy of Romy London (@romylondonuk on Instagram)

This delicious Vegan Malt Loaf is a sticky treat that's a perfect healthy snack. The ideal pairing for your afternoon tea or great on it's own or with a Vegan butter spread onto a slice. This homemade recipe will beat the shop brought one every time!

Prep time: 10

Cook time: 50

Ingredients (makes 1 loaf - 6 thick slices):

  • 120 ml strong black tea
  • 160 g malt extract
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 170g dried mixed fruit
  • 220g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 150°C and lightly grease a lined loaf tin.
  2. Place the malt extract, dark brown sugar, lemon juice, salt and tea into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda and stir well to combine. Stir in the dried fruits, then
    pour in the wet mix. Combine with a spatula, then transfer the mix into the prepared loaf tin.
  4. Transfer the tin to the oven and bake at 150°C for 40 minutes, then cover with kitchen foil and bake
    for 10 more minutes, or until the loaf is done and a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Allow for the loaf to cool down for at least 30 minutes, before removing from the loaf tin and slicing.