The best way to make apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup

Today I will show you how to make apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup. Apples are seasoned with sugar and spices before being wrapped in dough. A simple soft dough is wrapped around the sliced apples and then the apples are toasted with a delicious syrup.

make apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup

Ingredients

  • For the Syrup:
  • 2 cups granulated sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cassia stick
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Optional: heavy cream or ice cream
  • For the Dumplings:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 13 tablespoons cold butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 to 6 Granny Smith apples (or other cooking apples) cored, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

    How to make apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup

    Make the Dumplings 

    1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to  375 F/190 C/Gas 5.

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    2. Lightly butter a large, shallow baking dish.

    3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.

    4. Cut in 10 tablespoons of the butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.

    5. Gradually add the milk, stirring to make a soft dough.

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    6. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface into a 1/8-inch thick rectangle.

    7. Cut the rolled out dough into 5-inch squares.

    8. Place several pieces of apple on each square of dough. Sprinkle each with about 2 teaspoons sugar and a light sprinkling cinnamon and nutmeg to taste.

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    9. Cut remaining butter into small cubes and dot each dumpling with a with a few pieces of the remaining butter.

    10. Moisten edges of each dumpling with water; bring corners to center, pinching edges to seal. Repeat with remaining dumplings.

    11. Place dumplings 1 inch apart in the prepared baking dish.

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    Make the Syrup and Bake:

    1. Gather the ingredients.

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    2. In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, and melted butter; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour the syrup over the dumplings.

    3. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the dumplings are golden brown.

    4. Serve hot with a drizzling of cream or a scoop of ice cream.

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      So you have finished apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup, enjoy with family and friends.

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