- 2 eggs
- 2 cups of sugar
- 2 cups of cake flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp baking soda/ bicarbonate of soda
- 2-3 tablespoons of apricot jam
- 2 tablespoons of Vinegar
- 2 cups of milk
- 3 tablespoons of butter
For the sauce
- 1 cup of milk
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 2 tablespoons of butter
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
- Pour the milk and vinegar into a small jug and let it sit one side.
- In a bowl whisk your egg, sugar, butter and jam for about 2 minutes, add your sifted dry ingredients and your milk mixture and stir until well combined.
- Pour in a square greased pan or glass-proof baking dish, bake for 35-40 minutes at 180°C or when inserting a skewer it comes out clean, also the cake will be a brown colour.
- While the cake is baking put all your sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to the simmer and stir till hot - keep warm one side.
- When your cake is done take out of the oven and immediately pour over all the sauce.
Instead of making your own sauce, heat a cup of evaporated milk with a teaspoon of vanilla essence until warm and pour over the Malva cake immediately after taking out of the oven.
Simply half all ingredients for a small pudding.
Baked beans and beef burger-stew
- 4 Beef burgers chopped into bite-size pieces
- 2 tbsp of oil
- 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 tsp of garlic
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp of turmeric
- 1 tablespoon of masala
- 4 chillies
- 2 cans of baked beans
- Fresh coriander
- In a large pan, on high heat, stir fry the onions and burger pieces in the oil for 3 minutes.
- Add the salt, spices, garlic and chillies and a dash of water. Fry for 3 minutes.
- Add the baked beans and cook just for 1 minute.
- Switch off the heat, stir, add fresh coriander.
- Serve with rice or bread or roti.
Recipes supplied by Fatima Sydow