Egg-free malva pudding

Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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A South African classic.

By Food24 May 04 2015
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Ingredients (15)

125 ml sugar
100 ml apple sauce
30 ml chickpea flour
30 ml water — warm
20 ml smooth apricot jam
220 ml flour
15 ml Baking powder
5 ml Bicarbonate of soda
250 ml milk
125 ml sugar
65 ml milk
65 ml butter
2.5 ml vanilla essence — essence
65 ml water — boiled
cream — or egg-free custard, to serve
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Oven temperature: 180°C

Beat the sugar and apple sauce together. Mix the chickpea flour with the warm water until smooth. stir into the apple sauce mixture and add the apricot jam.
Sift the cake flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt together, then fold into the apple sauce mixture alternating with the milk. Pour into a lightly greased baking dish. bake for 25 to 30 minutes.


While the pudding is baking, prepare the sauce. Mix all the ingredients together in a saucepan and stir to dissolve the sugar. Bring to the boil and simmer for three minutes. Pour slowly over the pudding as it comes out of the oven, allowing the sauce to soak into the pudding. Serve warm with cream or egg-free custard.

Serves: 6-8

Words and image: Ideas magazine

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