Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

A very old-fashioned, rustic, hand-made dessert that's made even better with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream over the warm apple dumpling.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For Syrup: Combine all ingredients and heat to boiling. Set aside.
  2. For dumplings: In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut in the shortening then stir in the milk to make a soft dough.
  4. Divide dough into six pieces.
  5. Roll each piece into a 1/8 inch thick square.
  6. Set apple in center of square.
  7. Sprinkle apple with some cinnamon, sugar and nutmeg.
  8. Place a small pat of butter atop apple.
  9. Moisten edges of pastry square and fold up over the apple sealing at the top.
  10. Repeat with remaining 5 apples.
  11. Set prepared dumplings in a baking pan and pour syrup over dumplings.
  12. Bake in preheated 375 F oven for 35 minutes.

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