Malva Pudding

South Africa

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

A much-loved and classic pudding from South Africa which is similar to a stocky toffee pudding. Made with an odd assortment of ingredients such as apricot jam, vinegar and golden syrup, the combination works surprisingly well and the result is a delectable albeit very rich pudding that just cries out to be served with custard. The last time I enjoyed a helping of Malva pudding was in the Western Cape near Stellenbosch. I was sitting outside in our host’s garden after a late summer BBQ with