Malva Pudding / Lekker Pudding
(from South Africa )

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Ingredients

Metric

  • 235ml Milk
  • 1 1/2 dessertspoons Apricot Jam
  • 125g Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 200g Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking/Bicarbonate of Soda

Imperial / American

  • 1 cup / 8 fl oz Milk
  • 1 1/2 dessertspoons Apricot Jam
  • 1 cup / 8 fl oz Milk Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 / 4 fl oz Milk cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking/Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1 Egg

Method

Beat the egg and sugar together. Mix all ingredients except the milk and baking/bicarbonate of soda. Mix the milk and baking/bicarbonate of soda together and add to the mixture.

Bake in dish 40 min at 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4 or Microwave on high for 6 minutes. Pour the syrup over the pudding.

Syrup

Metric

  • 200g Sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 120ml cup Milk
  • 115g Butter
  • A couple of drops of vanilla essence or a vanilla pod

Imperial / American

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 stick / 4oz Butter
  • A couple of drops of vanilla essence or a vanilla pod

Method

Bring all the ingredients to the boil and pour over the pudding when hot from oven. (Don't leave the vanilla pod in!!!) You can also serve it with custard or ice cream!