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Dessert Dumplings Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Catherine Jeansonne
Added: Monday, December 8, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cup sifted flour
2 tbsp sugar
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp butter
1 egg beaten
1 tbsp milk
1/4 tsp vanilla
Dessert Sauce(recipe follows)

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into bowl. Cut in butter. Add egg, milk and vanilla and mix until moistened. Bring dessert sauce to a boil. Drop dumpling mixture into boiling sauce making 8 dumplings. Cover. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes. Do not remove cover for 20 minutes.
Cherry Sauce: Drain 1 jar maraschino cherries reserving 1/2 cup juice. Chop cherries and set aside. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 3 tbsp cornstarch, 1/2 cup cherry juice and 1 1/2 cups water. Add cherries, 1/4 cup butter, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp almond flavoring 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind and 3 drops red food coloring. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat simmer 1 minute. Prepare Dumplings.
Chocolate Sauce: Melt 1 (1oz) unsweetened chocolate with 1 1/2 cups water and 1 tbsp butter in a skillet and bring to a boil. Combine 1 cup sugar, tsp cornstarch and 1/8 tsp salt. Gradually stir into boiling chocolate mixture. Add 1/4 tsp vanilla. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
Set aside and prepare dumplings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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