Caramel Dumplings

My Mom used to make this for us all the time when I was a kid. She says “Actually this is a recipe I got from Emerald Grierson (our neighbour) and I have used it thousands of times for a quick and easy dessert. Serve with cream is an old Truscott tradition.”

Caramel Dumplings
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Sweet dumplings baked in a rich caramel sauce.
Serves: 6
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Combine brown sugar and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is carmelized.
  2. Slowly add the water, stirring constantly. Boil for a few minutes.
  3. Pour into a small casserole dish.
  1. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the milk and then the dry ingredients. Mix to blend.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls into the caramel syrup.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve warm.


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