Burnt-Sugar Dumplings - Yum!

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by twissis

This recipe is by Ruth Berolzheimer, who was Editor of the Culinary Arts Institute Enclyclopedia Cookbook at the time my copy was printed. These dumplings are a real taste treat served along-side vanilla ice cream. *Enjoy*

Top Review by anme7039

Very diffrent dessert of yours that is wonderful again. I never im my life made dumplings so I was pretty weary while making these. Everything came together very nicely because of the easy to follow directions. I used pecans because I had some toasted ones left over, other than that I followed this recipe exactly with great results! I have a feeling I will be making sweet and savory dumplings more often. Thanks for bringing a new dish into my house, my taste buds thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar & salt together. Cut in the butter w/a pastry blender.
  2. Add the walnuts & stir in the milk all at once (mixing only enough to moisten the flour) & set aside.
  3. Heat 1/2 cup sugar in a skillet till it melts to a golden brown syrup. Add butter, salt & remaining sugar. Stir to combine.
  4. Add hot water gradually & stir constantly. Heat to boiling & cook till the sugar is dissolved, stirring freq (about 10 min).
  5. Drop dumpling mixture by tablespoons into the gently boiling caramel sauce. Reduce heat, cover tightly & simmer the dumplings gently for 12-15 min w/o removing the lid.
  6. Serve dumplings immediately w/caramel sauce.

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