Apple Cranberry Dumplings
These delicious dumplings are perfect for intermediate to advanced cooks looking for a great treat.
These are best served warm from the oven.
Preheat oven to 425°F
Sift the dough's dry ingredients together.
Cut in the shortening.
Gradually add the milk while stirring the mixture.
Add a little more flour, if needed to make a soft dough.
Roll the dough on a floured surface, to make an 18" x 12" rectangle.
Prepare and Apply Filling
Combine the apples, cranberries, ginger and walnuts, then spread evenly over the dough.
Roll this up like a jelly roll, lengthwise.
Cut the roll into 18 one-inch thick pieces.
Place the pieces cut side up in a 13" by 9" baking pan.
Two-inch high sides are recommended.
Create and Spread Syrup
Combine the syrup's dry ingredients and add to water in a sauce pan.
Boil for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in the butter.
Pour the hot syrup over the rolls and then bake at 425°F for 40 minutes.