Malva pudding is a sweet and rich cake of Cape Dutch origin, and it’s super delicious
What is Malva Pudding
Malva pudding is a sweet pudding of South African origin. It contains apricot jam and has a spongy caramelized texture. A cream sauce is often poured over it while it is hot, and it is usually served hot with custard and/or ice cream. Many South African restaurants offer it.
**For the pudding, feel free to use up to 1 cup of sugar if you prefer it sweeter.
- 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon castor sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp. apricot jam
- 1 1/4 cup flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- Pinch salt
- 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda
- 1 tbsp. vinegar
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 125 ml milk
- 250 ml fresh cream
- 125 g butter
- 125 ml water or orange juice
- 125 g sugar
Preheat the oven to 190C / 375F
- Beat the sugar and egg until fluffy.
- Add and beat in jam into the above mixture.
- Sift dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
- Melt butter in a pot on medium heat
- Add vinegar and milk.
- Now add the butter mixture and the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and combine well.
- Pour into a well-greased baking tin.
- Bake for 25 minutes or until the top is a lovely brown color.
- Melt the butter in a large saucepan.
- Add sugar, cream, and water and mix well and keep aside.
- Have the sauce ready, as soon as you’ve taken the pudding out of the oven, you need to pour the sauce over the pudding.
- Use all the sauce, it will seep into the baked pudding.
- Enjoy with ice cream or custard or both.
- Decorate with nuts, some fruit, or whatever you prefer.
Prepared, tried, and tested Jennifer Govender Bisnath from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 420
- Sugar: 23
- Sodium: 198
- Fat: 28
- Saturated Fat: 18
- Unsaturated Fat: 9
- Trans Fat: 1
- Carbohydrates: 39
- Fiber: 1
- Protein: 5
- Cholesterol: 101
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