Apple dumplings are very delicious to taste and their recipe is equally simple to follow. Explore the article to know how to make mouth-watering apple dumplings.

How To Make Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings taste delicious and are really liked by children. For those who don’t want to consume extra sugar or are on a diet, artificial sweetener can be used. Apple dumplings are pretty easy to make and don’t require a lot of ingredients. The key to making great apple dumplings is to get the flour mixture right. After they are made, you can serve them warm, with ice-cream or milk poured over them, in a bowl. In fact, you can have apple dumplings in several ways, depending on your choice. Read the recipes given below and know how to make apple dumplings.
Apple Dumplings Recipe
  • 2 Cups Enriched Flour
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 6 Macintosh Apples (about 3-inch diameter)
  • Pre-heat the oven to 375 degree F. Light-grease a baking dish.
  • Put the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium sized bowl and mix the ingredients using a fork.
  • Now, add the shortening in the bowl containing the mixed ingredients and simply pass the fork through the mixture.
  • Put all the milk in the bowl at once and just moisten the apple dumpling mixture, using the fork.
  • Place this mixture on a pastry board, which has been lightly flavored. Roll out the pastry, until it becomes large enough to cut out 6 inch squares, one for each apple.
  • Peel the apples and cut them in two halves, while taking out the core of the apples.
  • Hold the two halves of the apple together and place the apple on one of the 6-inch dough squares.
  • Put some sugar on the apple, along with generous amounts of cinnamon and nutmeg. Fill the center of apple with these ingredients and put some butter on the top.
  • Moisten the edges of the dough square and fold the corners to the top of the apple, making sure that the edges meet at the top.
  • Place the apples on a baking dish. If possible, position them in such a way that they are an inch apart. Put the baking dish in the pre-heated oven. Bake for 35 minutes.
  • You can serve your mouth-watering dumplings while they are a little warm. Add apple dumpling sauce or a scoop of ice cream at the top.
Apple Dumpling Sauce Recipe
  • 1 Cup Sugar            
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/8 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/8 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • Put sugar, water, cinnamon and nutmeg in a small saucepan and place it over flame. Bring it to boiling point.
  • Once the mixture starts boiling, add butter or margarine and stir until the ingredient melts.
  • Remove the saucepan from flame and set the sauce aside, to be used later on.

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