*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                             Molasses Dumplings
 
 Recipe By     : Heritage Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dumplings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           usulphured molasses
    1      teaspoon      grated lemon rind
      1/4  cup           lemon juice
    2      tablespoons   butter
    2      cups          flour
    4      teaspoons     baking powder
      1/8  teaspoon      salt
                         whipped cream
 
 Combine the molasses, lemon rind, lemon juice, butter and 1/2 cup 
 water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil 5 minutes. Place the 
 flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and stir in enough water to 
 make a soft dough. Spoon dough into boiling syrup and cook covered, 
 12 to 15 minutes or until dumplings are cooked. Serve with whipped 
 cream.
 
 
 
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 NOTES : This is used as a dessert in our family, in the Fall. Why!? 
 Just because it fits 
 the cool days and cooler nights of Autumn.