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 !

  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. 💕

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