German yeast dumplings

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    Ingredients for 5-6 yeast dumplingsGerman yeast dumplings
    500 g flour
    enough yeast (Germany 42 g)
    2 eggs
    300 ml milk
    pinch of salt
    50 g butter
    2 tbsp. sugar

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    Foreword on yeast dumplings:

    To be honest we like yeast dumplings very much especially as a dessert in the colder season. In Germany we have several interesting recipes on how to prepare yeast dumplings. Typical is the one with melted butter, stuffed with something and lightly powdered with a poppy seed and sugar mixture. You can buy them in nearly every german super market – as frozen yeast dumplings stuffed. Do you know any other yeast dumpling recipe from your home country that is slightly different from the way we prepare them? Please post a link or feel free to email us recipes.

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    Preparation of yeast dough and yeast dumplings:

    1. Mix out of 250 ml handwarm  milk, yeast,  flour, sugar, salt and yeast the yeast dough.

    2. Then let the yeast dough rise for about 40 minutes.

    3. Afterwards form 6 yeast dumplings out of that yeast dough of about baseball size and let them rise for another 10 minutes.
    German yeast dumplings





    German yeast dumplings





    4. Now take one (or two) pot that is wide enough to gather all yeast dough dumplings on it’s bottom and melt the butter in it.

    5. Add 125 ml milk, place the yeast dough dumplings in that mixture, close the pot with the lid and simmer the yeast dough dumplings for about 20 to 30 minutes.

    German yeast dumplings





    6. Keep the lid on the pot until the yeast dough dumplings are ready.

    7. Serve the german yeast dumplings with melted butter. You will love this recipe.




    Buttered german yeast dumpling

    Yeast dumplings can be served with:
    poppy seed and powdered sugar
    vanilla sauce

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    2 Responses to “German yeast dumplings”

    1. Velva says:

      Your yeast dumplings look absolutely delicious! Served up with blueberries makes it perfect.

    2. Liz@Cafe Liz says:

      Ooo, I’ve never had this, it looks like a good winter food.

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