HUNGARIAN PLUM DUMPLINGS

 

  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 1 to 8
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • •15 Freestone plums, pitted
  • •DOUGH:
  • •1 1/2 pounds boiled white potatoes (24 ounces)
  • •1 tablespoons salt
  • •2 eggs, beaten
  • •2 cups white flour
  • •SUGAR MIX: MIX AND SET ASIDE
  • •1/2 cup sugar
  • •1 tsp cinnamon
  • •TOPPING:
  • •1/2 cup butter, sweet
  • •1 cup fine dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1.DOUGH:
  • 2.Peel, grate or rice boiled potatoes.
  • 3.Add eggs and salt, mix well.
  • 4.Sift in flour and work into potato dough.
  • 5.Roll on floured board to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • 6.Cut into squares 2 by 2 inches.
  • 7.Dough will be very soft.
  • 8.Place a square in palm of hand and place a plum in center and add a spoonful of sugar mix into cavity of plum.
  • 9.Roll dough around securely, making it into a ball.
  • 10.Boil in boiling salted water (salted important) in a LARGE POT.
  • 11.Drop one by one into the pot
  • 12.Boil 10 minutes or until it rises to the top.
  • 13.Drain well.
  • 14.Fry the topping by melting the butter and add crumbs and brown a little until golden.
  • 15.DROP dumplings into the fry pan with the topping mix and coat.
  • 16.Serve immediately.
  • 17.Serve with dallop of sour cream and som extra sugar on top.
  • 18.This is excellent

Notes

In fall this is my favorite dish. I get tired of meat all the time. I make this in the fall or when freeston plums are in season. I grew up with this and passed it down to my kids. This could be a dessert. This is kind of a heavy meal. It is made from potato dough. I usually serve soup before we eat this. I serve this with sour cream and extra sugar ...

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