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.

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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
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