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November 2, 2011

Apple Dumplings

 I made apple dumplings this weekend, while it was snowing, just like I had planned to do. I love this time of year! I made six, and bought a half gallon of ice cream… it’s all gone!!

  Step 1. Make  Sauce

1 c. sugar Place the sugar, water, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small saucepan.Bring to boiling point.
Add butter or margarine and stir until melted.
Remove from heat and set aside.
1 c. water
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
2 Tbsp. butter
Step 2. Make Dough for Dumplings
2 c. all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2/3 c. butter
1/2 c. milk
6 Macintosh Apples
Step 3. Prepare Apples, Form Dumplings

Peel and core apples. Keep peeled and cored apples in cold water with lemon while preparing others to prevent browning. 

When done peeling apples, roll out dough. Roll out the dough so it’s large enough to get six 6″x6″ squares. 

 the cored and peeled apple in the center of each square.

Pour sugar in the core of each apple. I fill it up to almost the top. 

Sprinkle cinnamon and nutmeg on top of each apple. 

Pull up the dough around the apple, pinching the sides to seal the purse of dough.

Place dumplings in baking dish and top with sauce from Step 1. 

Place in a 375 degree oven for 35 minutes.


Preheat the oven to 375°Lightly grease a 9″ x 13″ x 1½” baking dish.
Place flour, baking powder and salt in medium size bowl and mix it together with a fork. Form into a ball, place in saran warp. Place in fridge while preparing apples.

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