You, know what? There nothing better than a hot dessert on a cold day, guess??? what??? I am thinking about >>> "Baked Apple Dumpling" with a lot of concentrated flavor.
These Dumplings will warm your very soul and make you smile. remember the classic animated film Snow White and the seven dwarfs...well Snow White baked apple dumplings, so she could stay with the seven dwarfs.
Now, how about those baked apple dumplings this weekend....
2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 stick butter cold butter pieces
5 tablespoon shortening cold pieces
3/4 cup cold buttermilk
4 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoon golden raisins
4 golden delicious apples
3 egg white lightly beaten
process dry ingentant in food process until combined. add butter and shortening and pulse until mixture resembles wet sand.
take the dough out process and place in bowl. stir in buttermilk and forms into a ball.place on floured surface and knead into a ball. place refrigerate about hour.
next combine sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, in a second bowl,combine butter,
raisins and three tablespoons cinnamon sugar mixture.
peel apples and cut in halve. scoop out the core and seeds. be careful not to cut bottom part of the apple.
divide the butter mixture among the apple halves filling the hollows.
on lightly floured surface, roll each dough half into 12 inch square
brush edge of dough square with .egg white and place apple cut side up, in center of each square.
fold the corner of the dough up to enclose the apple halves. overlapping and crimping to seal
arrange dumplings on a baking sheet, brush with egg white. and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
bake until dough is golden brown and juices are bubbling.
Serve with Cider Sauce
Cider Sauce Recipe:
1 cup apple cider
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice
bring cider water,sugar and cinnamon to simmer in saucepan and cook and cinnamon over medium high heat until thickened and reduced about 10 or 15 minutes.take off heat, and whisk in butter and lemon juice.
use this sauce to drizzle over apple dumplings