Mel Boller (Danish Soup Dumplings)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Deantini

These little dumplings are delicious and fluffy and a stable in a traditional Danish Soup

Top Review by thisgurlluvs2cook

My mom made these all the time while I was a kid growing up. She dropped them in hot chicken or vegetable soup and they were so good. This recipe is exactly the same as her recipe. SO I am off to make some chicken soup and bollers!


  1. melt butter in water.
  2. remove from heat and stir in flour.
  3. place back on heat and stir agressively for 1-2 minutes until combined.
  4. remove from heat and let cool a bit.
  5. stir in eggs, one at a time.
  6. stir in salt.
  7. heat a pot of water to near boil, have another bowl of iced water nearby.
  8. place dough in a traditional danish melbolle press and cut with knife into hot water (WATER MUST NOT BOIL). If you do not have a melbolle press you could use a spoon, however, the dumplings will be larger and not as uniform.
  9. let the dumplings sit in the almost boiling water for 10 min; place into cold water and remove after a bit.

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