Apple Dumplings Recipe

Apple dumplings is an innovative way to serve apples for dessert. Placed in a dumpling made of sugar, flour and milk, the apple dumplings are baked with syrup poured over them. Apple dumplings are best served warm with cream.


Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6


 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Red food coloring10 Drop
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Enriched flour2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Apples6 Medium, pared and cored

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 726 Calories from Fat 294

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g51.9%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.5%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 18 mg

Sodium 470.8 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g35.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.6%

Sugars 66.2 g

Protein 4 g8.6%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 11.2%

Calcium 15.8% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine sugar, water, spices, and food coloring; bring to boiling.
Remove from heat; add butter.
Sift dry ingredients together; cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add milk all at once and stir just until flour is moistened.
On lightly floured surface, roll to between 1/8 and 1/4 inch thick into 18x12 inch rectangle.
Cut into 6 inch squares.
Place whole apple in each square.
Sprinkle each apple generously with sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg; dot with butter.
Moisten edges of squares.
Fold corners to center and pinch edges together.
Place 1 inch apart in ungreased 11 1/2x 1 1/2 inch baking pan.
Pour the syrup over dumplings; sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 375° 35 minutes, or till apples are done.
Serve warm with cream