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Dumplings For Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)
  Eggs 2
  Water 2 Quart
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Bring 1 cup water, butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a rolling boil.
2. Add flour all at one time.
3. Beat vigorously with a wooden spoon until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball. Remove from heat. Quickly beat in 2 eggs one at a time, beating until smooth after each addition.
4. Continue beating until smooth and thick.
5. Heat 2 qts. water and 2 teaspoons salt to boiling in a large saucepan.
6. Drop dumpling dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into water. (Dough will drip more readily from a spoon moistened in the boiling water.) Cook only as many dumplings at one time as will float, uncrowded, one layer deep. Cook 3 to 5 min., or until dumplings rise to surface of water. Remove dumplings with a slotted spoon. Put several dumplings in each soup plate and spoon or ladle soup over them.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled

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