Old-Timer's Apple Dumplings
Source of Recipe
These are a real taste of home anytime of the year.
List of Ingredients
6 med baking apples. peeled/cored but whole
2 cups flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
Mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening until pea like particles appear.
sprinkle with milk a little at a time until dough makes a ball.
roll dough out and cut into 6 squares.
place an apple on each square. fill cavity with sugar, cinnamon and raisons.
cover apple completely with dough and fasten at top by pinching edges.
Place one inch apart on greased baking pan cover with following sauce.
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups water
1/4 cup butter 1/4 tsp cinnamon/nutmeg
Combine brown sugar, water and spices. Cook for 5 minutes, remove from heat
and add butter. Pour over dumplings in pan and bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Baste with syrup from bottom of pan occassionally during baking.
Serve hot with cream.