How To Make Apple Dumplings
People who are looking for a traditional dessert idea probably want to know how to make apple dumplings. Apple dumplings are a tasty alternative to pie or other desserts. If you want to try something different, apple dumplings may be for you.
To make apple dumplings, you will need:
- Eight oz. flour
- One-fourth pint milk
- Two oz. butter
- Three-fourths pint water
- Four tsp. baking powder
- Half tsp. salt
- Six apples
- Seven oz. sugar
- Make your dough. Stir all of your dry ingredients in a bowl. Rub the butter into the dry ingredients. Then, slowly mix in the milk. Mix in enough milk so that a soft dough forms. The consistency of dough is the key when it comes to apple dumplings. So, make this dough with a lot of tender loving care.
- Roll the dough. Place your dough on a floured surface or pastry board. Use a large rolling pin and roll out the dough. Once it is rolled flat, cut the dough into six inch squares.
- Prepare your apples. Peel the apples. There should be absolutely no skin on the apples. You will also need to remove the cores from the apples.
- Construct your apple dumplings. Place one apple in the middle of each square of dough you previously prepared. Cover the apple with a tablespoon of sugar. Pull up the pastry corners and moistened the corners with water. Twist and pinch the corners together, so that the apple is completely covered by the dough. Place the apple dumplings in a buttered baking pan. Pour the water and the rest of the sugar over the dumplings.
- Bake the dumplings. Using a quick oven, bake your apple dumplings for about 45 minutes. You'll know they are done when they are crisp. These apple dumplings should be served with some of the sweet sauce that has formed in the bottom of the pan.