Vegan Malt Loaf Recipe

Wednesday 5th January 2022

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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 its 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


  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.

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