All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Potato Dumplings - Savoury Or Sweet
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  • 1 pound potatoes
  • teaspoon salt
  • 3 oz flour
  • 1 egg

  • 1 small leek or onion, chopped
  • 1 rasher of bacon or ham

  • A few prunes (soaked overnight) or bottled plums or cherries
  • 2 oz breadcrumbs
  • 1 oz butter
  • A little sugar

  • How To Cook:
    1. Boil or steam the potatoes in their skins, and peel and mash while they are still hot.

    2. Sieve together the flour and salt, add these to the potatoes when they are cold, mix with the beaten egg, and knead to smooth dough.

    3. Shape the dumplings the size of small apples, keeping your hands wet with a little cold water while you are forming them.

    1. If you want to serve the dumplings as a savoury, fill with a little leek and bacon, previously chopped and fried.

    2. Cook the dumplings quickly in boiling salted water; they are ready after 5 minutes of quick uncovered boiling.

    3. Take them out one by one and put them into a colander which has been rinsed in cold water.

    4. Serve in a hot dish, and pour the rest of the bacon fat and the fried onion over them.

    5. Serve with any available vegetable or with a salad.

    1. To make sweet dumplings, fill them with the prepared fruit and follow the same method for making and boiling.

    2. Prepare 2 oz. breadcrumbs and fry them golden-brown in 1 oz. butter.

    3. Put the drained dumplings into the pan with the crumbs and a little sugar and shake it, so that the dumplings are coated with crumbs.

    4. Serve hot, accompanied by a sauce made from the fruit juice, sweetened and thickened.

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