*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                      Fruit Dumplings with Variations
 
 Recipe By     : America’s Cookbook-1945
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dumplings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          flour -- sifted
    4      teaspoons     baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      tablespoon    sugar
    3      tablespoons   shortening
    1      cup           milk
    1      cup           fruit
 
 Mix and sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar: cut in shortening. 
 Add milk, stirring quickly to make a stiff dough. Stir in 1 cup fruit 
 such as seeded grapes or berries and drop from tablespoon into 
 rapidly boiling salted water; cover and cook 12 minutes. Drain and 
 serve, with any desired sauce. 
 
 Maple Dumplings: Use fruit Dumpling recipe above, omitting fruit; 
 cook in syrup made of 2 cups maple syrup and 1 cup water. Serve 
 Dumplings with syrup as sauce.
 
 Quince Dumplings: Use fruit Dumpling recipe above omitting fruit. 
 Fill muffin pans half full of quince sauce or preserves and drop 
 dumplings mixture on top. Bake in hot oven, 425° for 15 to 20 minutes 
 or steam in steamer for 15 minutes. Serve with lemon sauce. 
 
 Lemon Sauce is in another post. TD
 
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