Apple Dumpling Recipe
This old-fashioned apple dumplings recipe is dapted from the Mennonite Community Cookbook.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
For the Sauce
- 2 cups brown sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Pare and core apples. Leave whole.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt together.
Cut in shortening until particles are about the size of small peas.
Sprinkle milk over mixture and press together lightly, working dough only enough to hold together. Roll dough as for pastry and cut into 6 squares and plane an apple on each.
Coat cavity of apples with sugar and cinnamon.
Pat dough around apple to cover it completely.
Fasten edges securely o top of the apple.
Place dumplings 1 inch apart in a greased baking pan.
Prepare sauce as described below and pour over dumplings.
Combine brown sugar, water, and spices.
Cook for 5 minutes, remove from heat and add butter.
Bake at 375 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes. Baste occasionally during baking.
Serve warm with ice cream.
Calories: 664kcal | Carbohydrates: 131g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 91g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 3mg