Potato Plum Dumplings

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 30 minutes
  • 5 servings
Potato Plum Dumplings

These plum-filled delicious sweet dumplings are a staple of Central European cuisine. The key to a savory dough is adding some mashed potatoes to the mix. The final touch? Cook some buttered salty breadcrumbs to match the smooth texture of the juicy, sweet plums.

Ingredients Needed for Potato Plum Dumplings

5 small potatoes, cooked and peeled
salt
2 teaspoons of baking powder
2 eggs
1 ½ cups of flour
10 stoneless plums
1 ounce butter
1 ½ cups of breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon sugar

How to Cook Potato Plum Dumplings

  1. Add the potatoes to a bowl and mash them. Season with salt and add the baking powder, eggs, and flour. Knead until you have a dough.
  2. Wrap each plum with dough and form them into spheres.
  3. Fill a cooking pot with water halfway and bring it to a boil, salt it, and cook the dumplings. Cook them in 2 batches of 4 dumplings for 30 minutes each. Remove them using a slotted spoon.
  4. Melt the butter in a skillet over low heat.
  5. Add the breadcrumbs and mix using a spatula. Add a bit of sugar and mix more until browned.
  6. Transfer the breadcrumb mix to a bowl and coat the dumplings with it.

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