Malva pudding

Malva Pudding Recipe – Super Yummy And Easy!

I absolutely love malva pudding and when my hubby bought some recently after not eating it for a very long time I decided it was time to try my hand at making it myself and I was so happy with the result. My family loved it too. It was easy to make and came out lovely.

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Malva Pudding Recipe

Malva Pudding Recipe


  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • t tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  •   cup milk

For the sauce:

  • ¾ cup cream
  • 1 cup butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup hot water
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla essence


  • Grease your dish and heat oven to 180°C
  • Beat the sugar and eggs with an electric beater until it is a thick lemon colour
  • Add the apricot jam and mix through
  • Melt the butter and add the butter and vinegar to the mixture.
  • In a separate bowl sieve and mix your flour, salt and baking powder then add it to your wet mixture and beat with an electric beater
  • Bake for 30 minutes until it is brown and well risen
  • While it is baking melt the sauce ingredients in a pan and stir well
  • Pour the sauce over the pudding when it is still hot and leave it to stand for a while so that the sauce can sink right into the pudding
  • Serve hot with ice cream or custard

This recipe came out delightfully well and will make a fantastic dessert for a braai or any other occasion.

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  1. I love malva pudding! Haven’t made it in ages !

    • Lynne Huysamen

      This was my first ever time making it and it was really yummy! I’m definitely making this again 🙂

  2. I love looking at pudding and used to love it when I was a child. But I really cannot bring myself to eat it now. I really hope one day I will be able to.

  3. Thembekile mgidi

    Woooow love looking at this pudding. It’s so easy I have all the ingredients I’ll be making it tomorrow I know my boys will love it. ?

  4. Amazing recipe my husband loves malva pudding and always wants me to make it

  5. Natasha Stewart

    Your Malva Pudding came out really nice well done. I also enjoy making as its few ingredients and so easy to put together yet but taste better than the shop bought. My family goes crazy for it at one stage it was my duty whenever we had a family gathering to ensure Malva Pudding comes along ☺

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