Rooibos Malva Pudding


Serves 6-8

2 large eggs
1 cup brown sugar
2 Tbs apricot jam
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup milk
1 cup cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp white vinegar
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 cup water
4 Rooibos teabags
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup cream
4 Tbs butter
1 tsp vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 180c.

Whisk together eggs, sugar, jam and vanilla until pale, add milk.

Sift together flour and baking powder, then fold into the wet ingredients.

Mix together vinegar and bicarb, then mix into the batter.

Quickly transfer to a 1L baking dish, then bake for 30-40 mins until pudding is set (test with a skewer).

In a pot, combine water, Rooibos tea bags, brown sugar, cream, butter and vanilla, then heat over low heat until sugar melts, then bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes.

Pour sauce over the pudding as soon as it comes out of the oven.