We are officially in the winter season and this colder weather calls for warm , rich and comforting dessert that is both filling and satisfying.
One of my favourite desserts to make and one that the entire family love is a rich and gooey malva pudding that is served with custard or ice-cream.
1 cup castor sugar
1 tablespoon smooth apricot jam
1 ¼ cups cake flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
a pinch of salt
2 tablespoons butter (30ml)
1 tablespoon vinegar (15ml)
125ml water/ Orange juice /Sherry /Brandy
Set oven to 190°C
Beat castor sugar and eggs until fluffy . Add in the jam and beat until a creamy consistency
Sift dry ingredients into sa eparate bowl.
Melt butter in a small pot on a medium heat and add in the vinegar and milk
Now add the above mixture (butter, milk, eggs) to the sifted ingredients and mix well.
Add the egg mixture and combine well.
Pour into a 2 L ovenproof casserole dish .
Bake at 190°C for approx 45 mins until nicely browned.
Add all the sauce ingredients together in a small pot and melt over a medium heat and stir until heated through .
Pour sauce over hot pudding.