Archive for October, 2010

 

INGREDIENTS FOR DUMPLINGS

 

2 CUPS ALL PURPOSE FLOUR

1 TSP SALT

2 TSP BAKING POWDER

1/2 CUP MILK

2/3 CUP BUTTER (CHILLED)

4 MEDIUM BAKING APPLES (DEEP COVE FARMS APPLE VARITIES: STAYMAN, ROME, JOHNATHAN, SUMMER RAMBO, IDA REDS, WINESAP)

THEY SHOULD BE PEELED AND CORED

6 TABLESPOONS OF GRANULATED SUGAR

1 1/2 TABLESPOONS OF GROUND CINNAMON

1/2 TSPN GROUND NUTMEG

 

SYRUP:

 

1/8 TSPN GROUND NUTMEG

1 CUP GRANULATED SUGAR

11/2 CUPS OF WATER

1/4 TSPN OF GROUND CINNAMON

 

STEPS

1. PREHEAT OVEN TO 375

2. COMBINE SALT, FLOUR AND BAKING PODWER IN LARGE BOWL, CUT IN BUTTER AND MIX WITH HANDS UNTIL IT LOOKS LIKE COASRES CRUMBS. POUR IN MILK AND STIR TO FORM THE DOUGH.  ADD MORE FLOUR IF NEEDED TO MAKE DOUGH LESS STICKY.  DIVIDE DOUGH IN HALF AND ROLL OUT ONE ON A FLOURED SURFACE TO ABUT 1/4 INCH THICK. CUT INTO 6 INCH SQUARES

3. CUT OFF THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF EACH APPLE TO FLATTEN.RINSE IN COLD WATER AND DRY

4. MIXTOGETHER 4 TABLESPOONS OF SUGAR CINNAMON AND NUTMEG.  PLACE 1 APPLE IN CENTER OF EACH DOUGH SQUARES. SPRINKLE THE SUGAR MIXTURE ON APPLES AND DON’T BE STINGY.  MOISTEN THE EDGES WITH WATER AND BRING THE CORNERS TO THE TOP AND PINCH TOGETHER. ANY TEARS US LEFTOVER DOUGH AND PINCH IT ON THEM.

5. PLACE ALL FOUR OF YOUR DUMPLINGS IN A BAKING DISH AND DECORATE WITH CUT OUTS FROM LEFTOVER DOUGH.

6. COMBINE YOUR SYRUP INGREDIENTS IN A SAUCEPAN. BOIL AND REMOVE TO COOL SLIGHTLY. POUR IT AROUND DUMPLINGS AND SPRINKLE WITH REMAINING 2 TABLESPOONS OF SUGAR.

7. BAKE 45 MINUTS IF IT IS BROWNING TO QUICKLY THAN PLACE FOIL OVER IT FOR THE FINAL 10 MINUTES.

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 CUP GRANULATE SUGAR

1/2 PACKED BROWN SUGAR

1/2 ALL PURPOSE FLOUR

1/2 QUICK COOKING OATS (OATMEAL)

1 TSP OF GROUND CINNAMON

1/2 TSP GROUND NUTMEG

1/4 CUP BUTTER

6 CUPS OF PEELED SLICED COOKING APPLES (DEEP COVE FARMS’: ROMES, IDA RED, STAYMAN, OR WINESAP)

THIS IS ABOUT 2LBS WORTH OF APPLES

1/4 CUP APPLE JUICE

 

NEED 8 INCH ROUND BAKING DISH

 

TO PREPARE TOPPING MIX

IN MED. BOWL, COMBINE GRANULATED SUGAR, BROWN SUGAR, FLOUR, OATS, CINNAMON, AND NUTMEG. CUT IN BUTTER UNTIL MIXTURE RESEMBLES COARSE CRUMBS. SET ASIDE.

BUTTER BAKING DISH AND PLACE APPLES INTO DISH.  DRIZZLE WITH APPLE JUICE. SPRINKLE WITH PREPARED TOPPING MIXTURE. 

MICORWAVE AT FULL POWER FOR 14-16 MINUTES OR UNTIL APPLES ARE TENDER.

SERVE WARM WITH YOUR CHOICE OF ICE CREAM TOPPING