Apple Dumplings With Spiced Syrup
|Sifted flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Apples||8 Medium, peeled and cored|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sift together flour, salt and baking powder.
Cut in shortening until crumbly.
Add milk; stir until mixture forms a ball.
Divide dough in half.
Roll out on floured surface to 12" square.
Cut in 4 (6") squares.
Place 1 apple in the center of each square.
Sprinkle each with sugar and cinnamon.
Brings corners of dough to top of apple.
Pinch edges together.
Place in buttered 13 x 9 x 2" baking dish.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Combine 2 c.sugar, 1/4 tsp.cinnamon and nutmeg in saucepan.
Add water and butter.
Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted.
Pour syrup around apple dumplings.
Bake in 350° oven 50-60 minutes or until apples are tender.