Apple Dumplings No. 1

Baked with a spiced sugar syrup.

From the box of G.Y. from Wichita, Kansas.

Apple Dumplings No. 1

2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening
2/3 c. milk
8 small apples (pared and cored)
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter

Sift flour; measure, add baking powder, salt, and sift. Cut shortening until mixture looks like meal. Add milk small amount at a time.

Roll dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut into circles large enough to enclose a small apple. Place apple on dough and fill with mixture of sugar and cinnamon and dot with butter.


3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
dash of nutmeg and cinnamon
1-1/3 cups hot water

Pour over apples in pan. Bake 450 deg. for 10 minutes then decrease 400 deg. for 20 minutes.

Makes 8 dumplings.

One Comment

  1. David

    I made the crust recipe with coconut oil instead shortening. Put the crust crumbles into a glass dish, and my Mom pressed it into place. Baked crust at 400 for 12 minutes. Let it cool and filled it with homemade lemon filling. Served cold. Amazing.

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