Burnt-Sugar Dumplings - Yum!

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

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*

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.


Most Helpful

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!

anme April 29, 2007

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