South African Malva Pudding a dessert of Dutch origin and is usually served hot with cream, ice cream or custard.

Ingredients for the CakeSouth African Malva Pudding

1 cup castor sugar
2 eggs (room temp)
1 tablespoon smooth apricot jam
1 ¼ cups cake flour
1 teaspoon bicarb of soda (5ml)
pinch salt
2 tablespoons butter (30ml)
1 tablespoon vinegar (15ml)
125ml milk

Ingredients for the Sauce

250ml cream
125ml butter
125ml sugar
125ml water/Orange juice/Sherry/Brandy


Pre-heat oven to oven to 190°C

Beat castor sugar and eggs together until fluffy then beat in the jam to make a creamy consistency.

In another bowl sift together all the dry ingredients

Melt the butter in a small pan on a medium heat and add the vinegar and milk.

To the dry ingredients add the creamed sugar and egg mixture and the butter, milk and vinegar mixture stir in well.

Pour into an ovenproof casserole dish that takes about 2 litres

Bake it 190°C for 45 mins until the top is nicely browned

Melt all the sauce ingredients together in a small pot over a medium heat and pour over the pudding before serving, preferably while it’s still hot

Serve with Custard, Ice cream or cream


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