Banting Malva Pudding

By Schuzelle  , ,     ,

April 29, 2016

Banting Malva Pudding. A true South African dessert, that is both delicious and guilt-free, the banting way.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4-6 Servings



1 cup of almond flour

1/4 cup of desiccated coconut

2 T of xylitol

2 eggs

1 tsp of bicarbonate of soda

2 T of butter

1 T of white wine vinegar

1/2 cup of full fat milk

1/4 tsp of salt


3/4 cup of cream

1/2 cup of butter

2 T of xylitol


Cream or

Cream and dark chocolate (melted)



1Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

2Beat the eggs and xylitol until creamy

3Mix the flour, coconut, bicarb of soda and salt in a separate bowl.

4Melt the butter in a sauce pan and add the milk and vinegar and stir.

5Remove from heat and add to the dry ingredients, mix well.

6Add the egg and xylitol mixture and mix well.

7Pour the batter into an ovenproof dish and bake for 20 Minutes to 25 Minutes until spongy and browned on top.

8Test to see if cooked through by sliding in a butter knife, if the butter knife is clean, take it out of the oven.


1Melt the cream, butter and xylitol over medium heat and simmer for about 3 Minutes until a nice gooey sauce has formed (stir continuously to avoid boiling over).

2As soon as the pudding is taken out of the oven, make some holes with a knife and pour the sauce all over the pudding.

3Leave for about 5 Minutes to allow for the sauce to be absorbed.


1Cream only: Whip up fresh cream or use pouring cream to cover the pudding.

2Cream and melted chocolate: Melt dark chocolate (2 blocks per slice of pudding) in the microwave for about 1 Minutes pour over malva and add the cream.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 slice
Calories512 calories per serving
Sodium581mg per serving
Protein8g per serving
Sugar3g per serving
Total Fat51g per serving
Total Carbohydrates14g per serving

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