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Basic Dumpling Recipe

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This recipe for Basic Dumpling, by , is from The Jarvis Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Stewart
Added: Saturday, January 31, 2009


1 cup water
1 cup grated beef kidney suet
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 rounded tsp. baking powder
1 cup bread crumbs

Variations: Molasses-1 cup molasses. 1 heaping tsp. mixed spices
Currant: 1 lb. currants. Juice and rind of 1 lemon
fruit:1 cup raisins, currants, and a little peel of lemon
mincemeat: Half a jar mincemeat
Marmalade: 1 cup marmalade and enough water to make a soft dough

Combine all ingredients. Cook in a bowl with a cloth, or just in a cloth. Cloth must be wet and floured. Steam for three hours.




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