Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Peach Dumplings (1927)

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tspns Royal baking powder
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 5 tbspns shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 peaches
  • 6 tbspns sugar
  • Butter
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Rub shortening in lightly, the add just enough milk to make the dough soft. 

Roll out to one-eighth inch thick on slightly flour board. Divide into 6 equal parts. Lay on each piece a peach which has been pared. Sprinkle with sugar, moisten edges of dough, and fold up around the peach, pressing tightly together. 

Place in greased baking pan, sprinkle with sugar, and put a piece of butter on top of each dumpling. Bake about 40 minutes at 400 degrees. Serve with hard sauce. Makes 6 dumplings.

More "Lost" Peach Recipes
Fried Peaches with Bacon (1976)
Farmer's Butterscotch Peach Pie (1965)

(Origin - "Anyone Can Bake" by the Royal Baking Powder Co., 1927)

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