Individual Malva Pudding Recipe

Individual Malva Pudding Served with Strawberries

A South African Favourite: Individual Malva Pudding Recipe

This perfectly portioned pudding will add elegance to your next dinner party. This recipe is quick and easy and will impress your guests.

Individual Malva Pudding Recipe

Individual Malva Pudding Served with Strawberries

This traditional recipe has been passed down in our family for many years. Malva pudding is a typical South African dessert with a spongy texture and decadent sauce that soaks into the sponge.

Serve plated or in a bowl, along with fresh fruit, ice cream, fresh cream or custard.

Individual Malva Pudding Recipe

4 from 6 votes
Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: DessertCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Servings

12

Total time

50

minutes

A true South African classic. This individual malva pudding recipe is easy and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 3 tablespoons apricot jam

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 egg

  • salt

  • INGREDIENTS – SAUCE
  • 125 ml ideal milk

  • 100 ml sugar

  • 100 ml milk

  • 75 ml butter

Method – PUDDING

  • Mix the butter and sugar well together. Add the egg. Mix well.
  • Add jam, baking soda, lemon juice and salt.
  •  Add the flour and milk.
  • In a greased muffin pan, fill each mould 3/4 full with the mixture.
  • Bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • METHOD – SAUCE
  • In a saucepan, bring all the ingredients to a boil. 
  • Pour over the warm malva pudding as soon as you remove it from the oven.

Did you make this recipe?

Tag @the.south.african on Instagram and hashtag it #recipes

Like this recipe?

Follow us @thesouthafrican on Pinterest