Dumpling Mix Recipe

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 Updated 16/03/2017

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Dumplings are a traditional addition to stews and casseroles. They are usually savoury and can be made extra tasty by adding herbs and flavourings. Sometimes they can be eaten as a dessert with treacle or jam. In England they are added to a stew or casserole for the last half hour of cooking.


  • 1 1/2 cups (6oz) self-raising flour
  • 3/8 cup (3oz) suet
  • cold water to mix
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Mix all ingredients together to form a stiff dough.
  2. Form into as many dumplings as required.
  3. Put into the stew or casserole for the last half an hour of cooking.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: depends on size of dumpling


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