Is Soreen malt loaf bad for you?

Recognised as a healthy snack by the government’s Change4Life campaign, Soreen’s Lunchbox Loaves contain 85 per cent less fat and 63 per cent less sugar than the average cake bar, and the Malt Loaf Bar and loaf are recommended as a healthy alternative to cakes and biscuits.

What is Soreen malt loaf made of?

Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin (B3), Thiamin (B1)), Water, Raisins (14%), Partially Inverted Sugar Syrup (Partially Inverted Sugar Syrup, Colouring: E150c), Maize Starch, Malted Barley Flour (5%), Barley Malt Extract (4.4%), Fat (Rapeseed, Palm), Rice Starch, Salt, Yeast.

Why is malt loaf called Soreen?

Commercial production. “Soreen” (/ˈsɔːriːn/) is a brand of malt loaf manufactured in the United Kingdom. The name is derived from “Sorensen”, the name of the family that once owned the company, and “Green”, a business partner; hence the name Soreen.

Is Soreen full of sugar?

You didn’t think we’d leave sugar out did you? Well actually we have. On average, our products contain less sugar than alternative snack and cake options, so now you really can have your cake and eat it!

Is Aldi malt loaf vegan?

Tasty, Squishy and vegan!

Does Soreen have milk in it?

The original Soreen malt loaf has been vegan since December 2020. Some varieties of Soreen are certified as vegan by the Vegetarian Society and these all carry the ‘vegan approved’ label. However, many varieties of Soreen have milk in the ingredients.

Why is Soreen so Squidgy?

Only Soreen has that soft, sticky, chewy fruitiness, that’s simply bursting with deliciously squidgy energy. At Soreen the word ‘squidge’ means to us; throwing your arms or hands around someone or something and squeezing. The word ‘squidgy’ is the action of giving someone a squidge.

How old is Maltloaf?

It was in 1938 that a gentleman named John Sorensen first developed the soft, sticky, moreish malt loaf made to a top secret recipe. In 1939 the bakery had turned into a successful business with one oven, four bakery staff and two shop assistants.

Where is the soreen factory?

Soreen is a brand of malt loaf and is owned by Mark and David Samworth, a food manufacturing company based in Leicestershire.

Can Vegans eat soreen?

All flavours of Soreen’s Lunchbox Loaves, Loaf Bars and Core Loaves are now vegan and carry our Vegetarian Society Approved trademark. Soreen tell us its individually wrapped Lunchbox Loaves and Loaf Bars, as well as Core Loaves are packed with real fruit pieces and provide a source of fibre.

Is malt loaf OK for toddlers?

So even healthy snacks such as raisins or a slice of malt loaf, while nutritious, can be harmful to teeth. Brush your toddler’s teeth after they have sweets or a sugary snack. Wait for an hour to protect the enamel on their teeth though.

What is the best way to make a malt loaf?

Stir together the malt extract, treacle, sugar and tea, then add the dried fruit. Leave to soak for 15 minutes. Line a 10x20cm loaf tin with paper and heat the oven to 180C/350F/gas mark four. Whisk together the flours, baking powder and salt, then stir into the mixture to make a soft batter.

What is the star rating of a buttered malt loaf?

A star rating of 4.8 out of 5. There’s something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf – this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping Heat oven to 150C/130C fan/gas 2.

Does malt loaf get better the longer you leave it?

Glazing it with honey (Hollywood) or malt extract (NZEllie) gives the top an attractive gloss, but the real difference comes with age. Difficult as it may be to resist, malt loaf gets better the longer you leave it; as Rhodes observes, “this is a loaf that needs to mature to reach the moist texture we all know exists”.

What’s in Gary Rhodes’ malt loaf?

Gary Rhodes’s malt loaf. Malt extract, a byproduct of the brewing industry and a favoured elixir of postwar mothers, is mandatory. Hollywood sticks in a scanty three tablespoons to Leiths’ whopping 115g of the stuff.