Malva Pudding |

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17 September 2012



Malva Pudding


3.5 oz. Flour
1tsp. baking soda
pinch of salt
4.5 oz caster sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. apricot jam
1 oz. butter
1 tsp. spirit vinegar
4fl oz. milk
For the sauce
8.4fl oz. double cream
4 oz. butter
3.5 oz. sugar
4fl oz. orange juice, water, sherry or brandy
Cooking Time


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl and set to one side
  • In a separate bowl cream together the eggs and sugar until pale yellow in colour and a fluffy consistency, beat in the apricot jam until smooth
  • melt 2 tbsp. butter with vinegar and milk, just melt the ingredients, do not bring to a boil
  • Make a well in the middle of the sifted ingredients and add the melted ingredients to it, and add the egg mixture, fold it in well ensuring no lumps
  • Pour the mixture into a greased baking tin and bake for 45minutes, you will know it is done once you poke the cake with a knife and the knife comes out clean
  • while waiting for your cake to bake add the remaining butter, cream sugar and chosen liquid to a saucepan and place over a low to medium heat, allow for the sugar to dissolve and the butter to melt but do not bring the mixture to a boil
  • Take the pudding out of the oven and pierce a few holes into it, por the sauce over the pudding and serve hot or cold with cream, ice cream or custard.
Cooks Note

Preparation time: 15min; Cooking time: 45 min

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