Malted loaf – Recipe No 113


I made a wonderful wartime malted loaf the other day. so simple, so tasty, so share-worthy.

So here it is…

Malted Loaf

  • 12 oz plain flour (or malted grain flour)
  • 1 tablespoon of malt extract (if just using plain flour)
  • 1 oz margarine or butter
  • large pinch salt
  • Quick rise dried yeast
  • 1/8th pint warm water or water/milk (add more if too dry)


  1. Place flour, salt and malt extract into bowl and mix
  2. Add in the margarine and rub in
  3. Sprinkle in the quick rise dried yeast
  4. Add in the water/milk and stir
  5. Bring together into dough ball and knead for about 5 or 10 minutes until nice and silky
  6. Place in a 2 lb tin
  7. Place a clean damp tea towel over the top of the tin and place in warm place to rise
  8. Once dough has risen to about an inch or more over the top of the tin remove tea towel
  9. Leave for a further 10 minutes to rise further
  10. Place in pre-heated oven at 200 C and cook for 30-40 minutes until golden brown
  11. Remove and leave to cool in tin for 15 minutes before removing loaf and leaving to stand until cooled
  12. Slice and serve