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How To Make Dumplings From Scratch!

Updated on October 31, 2014

How To Make Dumplings From Scratch!

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I am going to explain to you how to make these awesome

dumplings in and easy to read and understand recipe guide.

This not only taste wonderful but they are also so easy to make and

for so many different entre's. This is a Must Have Recipe!

I hope you will enjoy this Wonderful and Easy To Make Recipe

and please see my Recipe on:

Country Style Chicken and Dumplings made from Scratch!


Items Need for this Recipe

  • Blender
  • Large bowl
  • Large spoon

Cook Time

  • Prep time: 10 min
  • Cook time: 20 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: This can make 20-30 dumplings depending on size

Ingredients Needed

  • 3 tablespoons of shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 3/4 cup of milk (organic)

Note: If you are using self-rising flour, you will not need the baking powder and salt.


Instructions for Dumpling Recipe

  • Cut Shortening or fresh butter into flower
  • Mix in baking powder and sea-salt (skip this step if using self-rising flour) this will leave a crumbling look
  • Stir in your milk ( organic milk optional )
  • You can drop by the spoonfuls into your hot liquid ( be careful )
  • Or you can roll these out adding flour and cut these into fourths and drop into hot liquid.
  • Cook uncovered for 10 Min's, Then covered for 10 Min's.

This will make about 20-30 depending on how large or small. Larger dumplings will be less.

Dumplings are wonderful in, Stews, Soups, Chicken and Dumplings or by themselves. they just simply taste good. I will share some additional recipes for different styles of dumplings in the recipes below.

  • For Cheese Dumplings :
  • Add 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar to the recipe and additional one ounce of Flour

  • Parsley dumplings:
  • Add 3 tablespoons of dried parsley

  • Herb Dumplings:
  • Just add 1/2 teaspoon of ( sage leaves, celery seeds or dried thyme into the flour. Or you can add your own favorite herbs.

Check out my Chicken and Dumplings Recipe Below!

I hope enjoyed how to make Dumplings from scratch. Remember this can be for stews, chicken and dumplings or by themselves. This is a simple recipe with lots of additions to make them your own. I hope you enjoyed this and please check out my How To Make Chicken and Dumplings From Scratch.

Have a Blessed Day


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    • lovebuglena profile image

      Lena Kovadlo 4 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      I've never made dumplings from scratch but maybe I should give it a shot. Doesn't sound very complicated as your hub and all the instructions is easy to understand.

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Another great recipe to share.

    • moonlake profile image

      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Sounds good. I love dumplings. Voted up

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