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.
- 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
Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 375 F/190 C/Gas 5.
Lightly butter a large, shallow baking dish.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
Cut in 10 tablespoons of the butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Gradually add the milk, stirring to make a soft dough.
Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface into a 1/8-inch thick rectangle.
Cut the rolled out dough into 5-inch squares.
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.
Cut remaining butter into small cubes and dot each dumpling with a with a few pieces of the remaining butter.
Moisten edges of each dumpling with water; bring corners to center, pinching edges to seal. Repeat with remaining dumplings.
Place dumplings 1 inch apart in the prepared baking dish.
Make the Syrup and Bake:
Gather the ingredients.
In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, and melted butter; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour the syrup over the dumplings.
Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the dumplings are golden brown.
Serve hot with a drizzling of cream or a scoop of ice cream.So you have finished apple dumplings with cinnamon syrup, enjoy with family and friends.
Other Post: Danish Apple and Cinnamon Bread recipe
Follow me for more delicious homemade recipes! Thanks everyone!