Posted by Marderé Birkill on Mar 25, 2018
Family recipe of the month - Malva Pudding

Malva Pudding

Malva Pudding - a sweet decadent South African dessert with a caramelized exterior and spongy interior soaked in tasty warm butter.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: African
Servings: -6 slices
Calories: 628 kcal
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon butter room temperature
4 tablespoon Apricot jam
1 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
1 cup or 5 ounces all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vinegar
¾ cup milk
For the Sauce
1 cup cream
1/4 cup brown sugar
8 tablespoons / 4 ounce. / 113 grams butter.
½ teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. In a large bowl beat eggs, orange zest, sugar, butter and apricot jam, until light and fluffy. Then add the vinegar and milk to the eggs mixture
  2. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt
  3. Gradually, fold the flour mixture into the egg mixture. The mixture might be runny that’s ok.
  4. Pour batter into a greased cake pan. Bake at 350 until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean, 25–30minutes
  5. While the cake is baking:
  6. Melt the butter, sugar, almond and vanilla extract, in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved and when the butter has melted, add the cream, stir, and remove from heat
  7. Using a skewer poke holes in the cake extending all the way to the bottom of the cake, and pour the sauce over the warm pudding.
  8. Serve with ice cream or more butter sauce.