Jul 172019
 

Enjoy this old fashioned recipe for Bavarian apple dumplings. I got many years ago from someone on Facebook This German-Bavarian dish is served with vanilla sauce or a mix of cinnamon and sugar. The dumplings are made out of a yeast dough that is combined with apples.  If you love Bavarian food this is the recipe for you. Happy Baking!

bavarian apple dumplings

Ingredients Bavarian Apple Dumplings

500 g flour
30 g yeast (fresh) – substitute fresh yeast with approximately half the amount of dried yeast
or 1 package dry yeast
100 g sugar
1/4 liter warm milk
50g butter
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
2-3 apples, peeled, cut in small cubes

Baking Instructions Bavarian Apple Dumplings

– Put the flour in a bowl and make a mold in the middle, place the yeast into the mold and make a so called “pre-dough” with 1 tbsp sugar and some warm milk.
– Mix well, powder some flour on top and let rise at a warm place. Cover the bowl with a clean kitchen towel. The dough is good when the amount has doubled.
– Mix dough with some flour and the remaining ingredients and knead until it peels of from the edge of the bowl.
– Let it rise again, covered and at a warm place.

– Knead dough again and separate it in 12 pieces.
– Form each piece into a ball.
– Again let rest the balls for some minutes. Now flatten them and place apple pieces in the middle which you cover with dough.
– Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
– Place balls on a baking tray layered with parchment paper or very well greased. Let dumplings rise again.
– Bake for 10-15 minutes (do the test by sticking a tooth pick into the dumplings; should some dough stick on the tooth pick the dumplings are not quite done).
– When the dumplings are done, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serve the dumplings warm with a home made vanilla sauce.
RECIPE:  – How to Make Vanilla Sauce –

 

 

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 July 17, 2019  Posted by at 1:03 am Apple Dumplings, Apple Dumplings, Dumplings Tagged with: , , ,

  2 Responses to “Old Fashioned Bavarian Apple Dumplings”

  1. Oh my God! Can I remember my mother making dumplings! “Knoedel” as they were called. Just reading this brings back so many memories! Thanks!

  2. I am glad to hear that!

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