Saturday, 9 January 2016


2 cups self raising flour
1/2 teaspooon salt
150 grams butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
6 granny smith apples

2 cups brown sugar
2 cups water
57 grams  butter
2 teaspoons cinnamon (or to taste)

preheat oven to 180 c.
lightly spray a 9 x 13 ovenproof dish with cooking spray.

peel the apples, cut them in half and remove core.

in a medium size bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
using fingertips, rub in the butter until crumbly, then add in the milk and mix until a soft dough forms.

split the dough into 12 balls. Roll out each ball of dough and place half an apple
in the center of each piece of dough.

fold the dough around the apple and press it together to form a ball.

sit the dumplings into the dish.

in a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, water and butter.
heat it just until point of boiling, stirring often.

pour the syrup over the dumplings . sprinkle the dumplings with cinnamon

cook for 30 minutes, or until the apples are soft and the dough is golden brown.

serve with cream or icecream

I.. 1 1/2 timed the recipe so there are more dumplings in the pic.

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