Feathery Light Dumplings Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening2 Tablespoon
 Milk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 140 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.9%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 36.5 mg

Sodium 277.5 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.57 g2.3%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 4 g7.2%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.4% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
2. Use pastry blender to cut in shortening, until the mixture is crumbly in texture.
3. Further, add milk and egg.
4. Mix until flour is dampened and the dough should remains lumpy.
5. Add spoonfuls of this mixture over boiling meat or fruit mixtures.
6. Cover the lid and steam for about 12 minutes.

7. Serve the fluffy dumplings upon cooling a bit.