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Home Made Malva Pudding

This recipe serves 2

Ingredients

For the Pudding
  •  1/2 coffee cup of sugar
  •  1 egg
  •  25g butter
  •  2 spoons smooth apricot jam (I used Mirabelle plum jam - Mirabelle is a round and yellow type of plum quite common in France and a specialty of the region I come from)
  •  1 coffee cup of flour (I used soya flour, which is gluten free) flour
  •  1 coffee cup of milk
  •  1 tablespoon vinegar( I used white wine vinegar)
  •  1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda


For the Sauce
  •  50g butter
  •  1/2 coffee cup sugar
  •  ½ coffee cup water
  •  1 coffee cup cream or milk (I chose the evil option: double cream - I don't regret it!)
  •  1 teaspoon vanilla essence


Method

Making the Pudding:
  1.  Mix the sugar, egg, butter and jam together well
  2.  Add the flour and milk. Mix well
  3.  Add the bicarb and vinegar and mix again
  4.  Pour in earthenware, bake at 180°C, covered, until set


Making the Sauce:
  1.  Melt together the butter, sugar and water
  2.  Add the cream or milk and bring to the boil
  3.  Remove from the heat and add the vanilla essence


Once the pudding is baked, remove from the oven and pour the warm sauce over the pudding.

Enjoy as is, or serve with custard or vanilla ice cream.

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