Hungarian Dumplings

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by figaro8895

Similar to German Spaetzle. Helps to have a Spaetzle press or maker.

Top Review by BarbryT

These are just like my grandmother's homemade noodles. These dumplings/noodles/spaetzle still are a work in progress for me, in terms of appearance but they are perfect in flavor and texture. THANKS.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using an electric mixer, blend the eggs, lard or oil, water, and milk.
  2. Stir the flour together with 1/2 t of the salt and the baking powder in a dry bowl.
  3. Blend this mixture into the liquid. Mix well and set aside for a moment.
  4. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil and add 2 teaspoons of salt.
  5. Using a Spaetzle maker or Spaetzle press, squeeze the dough into the boiling water. Use about 1/3 of the dough for each batch. When the dumplings float to the surface, they are done.
  6. Remove them with a slotted spoon and place in a colander. They can be served this way with Paprika Gravy or pan-fried with a little butter, just until they are a bit golden, and topped with parsley.
  7. NOTE: These dumplings can also be made by using a piping bag or dropping very small amounts from a spoon. The latter takes much much longer.

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