Sunday, December 26, 2010
Make pastry for a two crust pie. Roll out pastry slightly less than 1/8 inch thick and cut in seven-inch squares. Cut pastry into 6 squares. Pare and core 6 medium tart juicy apples.
Place an apple on each square of pastry. (Vickie chops the apples)
Fill cavity with the following sugar and cinnamon mixture:
1/2 c. Sugar and 1 1/2 t. Cinnamon.
Dot with 1 T. Butter. Bring opposite points of pastry up over apple, moisten and seal. Place a little apart in baking dish. Pour hot syrup around dumplings.
1 c. Water
1/4 lb. Butter
1 1/4 c. Sugar
1 1/2 t. Cinnamon
1/2 t. Nutmeg
Bake until crust is nicely browned and apples are done, about 40-45 min. In 425 degree oven. Serve warm with syrup the ice cream or whipped cream.
This is from mom (Helen Johnson)---printed in Kingsport Times News dated 9/24/86
"Helen Johnson First place winner Central Bakery at Dobyns-Bennett High School"