Light and Fluffy Dumplings
The secret to light and fluffy dumplings is not lifting the lid to take a peek before the end of the cooking time.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 large egg, beaten
1 cup milk
- Combine flour, baking powder and salt in mixing bowl. Make a well in the center.
- Combine egg and milk, mixing well. Pour into well in flour mixture and stir with a fork until just blended.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls into boiling broth. Cook 10 minutes uncovered. Cover pot and cook another 10 minutes. Don't peek! That's the secret to light and fluffy dumplings.
Makes about 16 dumplings.
Variation: For Parsley-Onion Dumplings add 1/2 teaspoon onion powder or 1 teaspoon onion flakes and 1 tablespoon dried parsley, crushed to flour mixture and proceed as described above.