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Old-Time Apple Dumplings Recipe

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This recipe for Old-Time Apple Dumplings, by , is from Salem United Methodist Church Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Miller, Phyllis
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009


2 c. sifted flour
2 c. water
2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. vinegar
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. shortening
1/3 c. flour
2/3 c. milk
1 c. sugar
6 baking apples
1 tsp cinnamon
1/3 c. sugar
1/8 tsp nutmeg (or 1/2 tsp. allspice)
1/4 tsp. cinnamon, (or more)

1 Tbsp. butter or margarine


For the Dumplings:

1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening. Stir in milk; mix until soft dough is formed.
2. Turn out; knead lightly. Roll 1/8" thick; cut into 6 squares.
3. Peel and core apples; place 1 on each square. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle into the center of each apple. Add 1/2 tsp. butter to each.
4. Moisten edges of dough; press corners up over apples; brush with milk. Place in a greased baking pan.
5. Bake in a moderate oven (350F) 30 minutes. Serve with Sweet-Sour Sauce. Makes 6 servings

For the Sauce.:
1. Heat water, vinegar and butter together.
2. Combine remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly. Stir into hot mixture; cook over low heat, stirring until thickened. Pour warm over apple dumplings. Makes about 2 1/2 cups of sauce.




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