Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Nice fluffy dumplings for on top of stews, stewed tomatoes etc


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a medium size bowl. Cut in the shortening or butter until there is small pieces in the flour mixture. In a small bowl, beat milk and egg together. Make a well in the center of the flour/shortening mixture and dump in milk/egg liquid. Mix together until it is just together. Do not over mix. Have the stew or whatever you are putting them on, bubbling in a pot. Add the dumplings by the spoonful over the top of the boiled mixture, Put the lid on and turn down heat under pot until it is simmering slowly. Let cook for exactly 15 minutes. DO NOT LIFT LID.