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Marillenknoedel: Apricot dumplings

Marillenknoedel, or apricot dumplings, are a delicious Austrian dessert that combines the sweetness of ripe apricots with a light and fluffy dumpling dough. This recipe is perfect for showcasing the fresh flavors of summer apricots and is sure to impress your guests.

Marillenknoedel: Apricot dumplings
Marillenknoedel: Apricot dumplings

  1. - 8 ripe apricots

  2. - 1 cup of breadcrumbs

  3. - 1/2 cup of sugar

  4. - 1/2 cup of melted butter

  5. - 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon

  6. - 1/4 teaspoon of salt

  7. - 2 eggs

  8. - 2 cups of flour

  9. - 1/2 cup of milk

  10. - Powdered sugar, for dusting


1. Start by preparing the apricots. Cut them in half and remove the pits. Place a small amount of sugar in the center of each apricot half.

2. In a separate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with the melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, and salt to create the filling for the dumplings.

3. In another bowl, beat the eggs and then gradually incorporate the flour and milk to create the dumpling dough. The dough should be soft and slightly sticky.

4. Take a small amount of dough and flatten it in the palm of your hand. Place an apricot half in the center and encase it in the dough, forming a smooth ball.

5. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and gently drop the dumplings in. Cook for about 10-15 minutes, or until the dumplings float to the surface.

6. Remove the dumplings from the water and drain them on a paper towel.

7. Serve the Marillenknoedel warm, sprinkled with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

These apricot dumplings are a delightful treat that will transport you to the streets of Vienna with every bite. Serve them as a decadent dessert or a special breakfast treat, and watch as your guests rave about their deliciousness.

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