Friday, March 27, 2009

Fruit Dumplings

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 11 peaches or plums or cherries or apples or pears or berries or strawberries or...
  • Powdered sugar
  • Cottage cheese (whipped if you can find it, so good)
  • In large sausepan, bring milk, butter and salt to a boil, stirring continously
  • Remove from heat
  • Whisk in egg, and gradually add 1 cup of the flour
  • Mix well
  • Coat a cutting board with the rest of the flour
  • Knead the dough on the cutting board until it forms a large ball
  • Tear off a piece and smash into a thin pancake
  • Place the fruit the center, and wrap the entire thin in the dough, making sure to pinch off the end
  • Boil water in a medium pot
  • Place dumplings in water slowly, and boil for 20 minutes or until they rise to the top.
  • Serve with cottage cheese, melted butter, and powdered sugar on top.

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