Dessert Dumplings

Dessert Dumplings

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Joyce Boswell


My mother made these for us many years ago and I made them for my boys. They are very rich but the ultimate "comfort food".


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water

How to Make Dessert Dumplings


  1. Mix sauce ingredients in large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Sift (mix) dry ingredients, cut in butter, add milk and vanilla. Mix quickly and drop by teaspoonsful into boiling sauce. Lower heat. Cover amd cook gently 20 minutes. Do not remove lid during cooking time.

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Course/Dish: Other Desserts

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