Caramel Melva, Our catering companies signature dish.
Traditional Melva with a caramel based sauce covering the top layer.
We take this classic favorite and add a delicious twist.
Malva pudding with caramel sauce – Our catering companies signature dish.
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 45-60 minutes
Serves: Serves 6 – 8 served for catering functions or home meals.
A South African classic with our chef’s classic twist!
30ml butter or margarine.
15ml smooth apricot jam.
15ml white vinegar.
60g butter or margarine, softened.
200ml (160 g) sugar – granulated works best in our opinion.
375ml (210 g) Snowflake cake flour.
10ml baking powder.
5ml bicarbonate of soda.
2 extra-large eggs.
Caramel Melva caramel sauce.
CARAMEL SAUCE – OUR PRIVATE CHEFS SIGNATURE RECIPE.
250ml evaporated milk.
100ml (80 g) sugar granulated works best.
60g butter or margarine.
5ml caramel or vanilla essence.
1 can of caramel.
1 can condense milk.
Place milk, 30 ml butter and jam in a small, heavy-based saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter and jam have melted. Remove from heat and add vinegar.
Cream 60 g butter and sugar together, add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until light and creamy.
Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together. Add, alternately with milk mixture, to egg mixture. Pour into a large, greased ovenproof dish or individual dishes and bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for 45 – 60 minutes.
Sauce: Combine milk, sugar and butter in a small, heavy based saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add essence. Remove pudding from oven, prick the top and pour sauce over. Combine caramel sauce and condense milk, sprinkle over and leave to rest.
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