Malted Chocolate Forest Cake

Malted Chocolate Forest Cake


  • Baking spray with flour

  • 1 box white cake mix

  • 1 1/4 cups water

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

  • 4 egg whites

  • 6 tablespoons malted milk powder divided

  • 1 container classic white frosting 16 ounces

  • 1 container chocolate frosting 16 ounces

  • Cookie Trees see recipe link above

  • Edible white glitter, chocolate sanding sugar, malted milk balls


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat bottoms of two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, combine cake mix, water, oil, egg whites, and 2 tablespoons malted milk powder. Beat on medium speed until well blended. Divide batter between prepared pans. Bake for 28 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool completely (about 1 hour).

  3. In a bowl, combine white frosting and 2 tablespoons malted milk powder, stirring well. Place 1 layer on a cake plate. Spread with half of white frosting. Top with remaining layer. Spread remaining white frosting over top of cake.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine chocolate frosting with remaining 2 tablespoons malted milk powder, stirring well. Spread frosting on sides of cake. Top with cookie trees. Decorate with glitter, sugars, and malted milk balls.

Rich Chocolate Mousse

Rich Chocolate Mousse

Cookie Trees

Cookie Trees