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Coconut And Lemon Dumplings

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Ingredients
For the dumplings
  Cottage cheese 3 Ounce (75 Grams Or 1/3 Cup)
  Egg white 1
  Low fat margarine 1 Ounce (25 Grams Or 2 Tablespoon)
  Light brown sugar 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Self raising wholemeal flour 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Finely grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon (Of 1/2 Lemon)
  Desiccated coconut 30 Milliliter, toasted (2 Tablespoon, Plus Extra, To Decorate)
For the sauce
  Canned apricot halves in juice 8 Ounce (225 Grams Or 1 Can, Apricots In Natural Juice)
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
Directions

1. Half-fill a steamer with boiling water and put it on to boil, or place a heatproof dish over a saucepan of boiling water.
2. Beat together the cottage cheese, egg white and margarine.
3. Stir in the sugar, flour, lemon rind and coconut, mixing evenly to form a fairly firm dough.
4. Place eight to twelve spoonfuls of the mixture in the steamer or on the dish, leaving space between them.
5. Cover the steamer or pan tightly with a lid or a plate and steam for about 10 minutes, until the dumplings have risen and are firm to the touch.
6. Meanwhile make the sauce: put the apricots in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. Stir in the lemon juice. Pour into a small pan and heat until boiling, then serve with the dumplings. Sprinkle with extra coconut to decorate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Beating
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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