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  • 6 medium baking apples
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tbs. cinnamon
  • 2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon


Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Pare and core apples; leaving whole. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until particles are about the size of small peas. Sprinkle milk over mixture and press together lightly working dough only enough to hold together. Roll dough on floured surface as for pastry and cut into 6 squares. Place an apple on each.

Fill cavity in apple with sugar and cinnamon. Pat dough around apples, cover completely. Fasten edges securely on top of apple. Place dumplings 1 inch apart in greased baking pan.

Combine brown sugar, water and spice. Cook 5 minutes remove from heat and add butter. Pour over dumplings. Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes basting occasionally. Serve with milk or ice cream.


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