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Fruit Dumplings    Veg   HT  DP   45mins


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100g/4oz Self Raising Flour

25g/1oz Butter

75g/3oz Sugar

A little Water

450g/1lb Fruit e.g. apples, plums, pears, firm peaches

Extra sugar to serve




1. In a bowl, rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and add enough water to form a soft dough. Make into dumplings about the size of a golf ball.


2. Prepare fruit by washing, peeling if necessary, removing any stones or core and cutting into large pieces as necessary. Place the fruit and sugar in a large saucepan with 450ml/15 fl.oz. Water. Bring to the boil then carefully drop the dumplings into the boiling liquid. Cook steadily for 20 minutes.


3. To serve - transfer to a warmed serving dish, sprinkle with sugar and serve hot.


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