Grape Dumblings are a traditional (Cherokee) Native American desert dish, super easy to make as well as magically delicious.
This recipe is 2 servings but could easily be doubled +.
1 c Flour
1 1/2 t Baking Powder
2 t Sugar
1/4 t Salt
1/2 c Grape Juice
Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt. Add shortening.
Add juice and mix into stiff dough.
Roll dough very thin on floured board and cut into strips 1/2" wide (or roll dough in hands and break off pea-sized bits).
Drop into boiling grape juice and cook for 10 - 12 minutes
1. Pour grape juice into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl.
3. Add shortening. Mix well.
4. Add juice and mix into stiff dough.
5. Roll dough very thin on floured board. Cut into 1/2" wide strips. Or roll dough in your hands and break off into pea-sized bits.
Drop the pieces of dough into boiling grape juice and cook for 10 - 12 minutes.
Fish out all your little dumplings and place in bowl - with the leftover juice add a thickener made with cornstarch slurry and add a little sugar if you like but don't go crazy with it, once thickened pour over top of your dumplings and serve. Its great served with vanilla ice cream!