Bohemian Bread Dumplings

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
45 mins

This is from the WFLA/ZCBJ Lodge #141 Bohemian Hall Centennial Keepsake Cookbook, Cadott, WI

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 eggs, large
  • 12 teaspoon baking powder
  • milk, enough to make a stiff dough
  • 8 slices white bread, cubed
  • 14 cup butter
  • onion (chopped & to taste)
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 6 eggs, well beaten (optional)

Directions

  1. Mix the flour, salt, 4 eggs, baking powder & milk together until you have stiff dough.
  2. When mixed well, add the cubed bread.
  3. Form into 2 dumplings.
  4. Boil in a large pot of water or broth for 30 minutes.
  5. Cool & slice into ¾ inches slices
  6. Melt ¼ cup butter in a skillet on med-low heat.
  7. Add the sliced dumplings & chopped onion.
  8. Season with salt & pepper or to taste.
  9. Fry until a light golden brown.
  10. If desired, pour the 6 well-beaten eggs over & cook until eggs are set -- stir very little.(I prefer them with a nice gravy poured over, instead of the eggs!).