Who says dumplings have to be savoury? There’s a sweeter side to this Asian-style appetizer that works perfectly for a satisfying dessert or even an indulgent morning meal. Put the savoury fillings aside and opt for these sweet variations of the traditional dumpling.
#1 Baked Apple Dumplings with Brown Sugar Sauce
These pillowy apple and puff pastry treats are baked until the apples are tender and the pastry is golden brown. Drizzle with brown sugar sauce and cut them open to reveal their gooey cinnamon-sugar centre.
Get the recipe for Baked Apple Dumplings with Brown Sugar Sauce.
#2 Carrot Cake Perogies
These carrot cake perogies are a sweet take on a savoury dish. Carrot cake filling, spiced with cinnamon and allspice, replaces the usual starchy and cheesy centre. Drizzle with caramel sauce, and finish with a sprinkling of icing sugar.
Get the recipe for Carrot Cake Perogies
#3 Jam Parcels
Wonton wrappers are filled with a sweet and tart raspberry jam, then deep-fried to a crisp, golden perfectly. These bite-size treats will be a definite party pleaser!
Get the recipe for Roger Mooking’s Jam Parcels.
#4 Individual Apple Dumplings with Cardamom Custard Sauce
This recipe features apples stuffed with buttery hazelnut crumble and wrapped in strips of puff pastry. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar for added sweetness and crunch, and serve warm with cardamom-spiced custard.
Get the recipe for Anna Olson’s Individual Apple Dumplings with Cardamom Custard Sauce
#5 Orchard Fruit Dumplings
These plump parcels hold a medley of peaches, plums, apricots and nectarines, all tossed with cinnamon and brown sugar, and wrapped in puff pastry. This treat packs all the flavours of a fruit orchard in one delicious dessert!
Get the recipe for Anna Olson’s Orchard Fruit Dumplings.
#6 Maple Syrup Dumplings
These dumplings are almost as fun to make as they are to eat! Balls of dough are dropped into bubbling maple syrup and left to simmer until they form sweet, buttery dumplings.
Get the recipe for Ricardo Larrivée’s Maple Syrup Dumplings.
#7 Apple Dumplings
With butter, sugar and a can of Mountain Dew, these apple dumplings scream comfort food dessert. They come out of the oven crispy and brown on top with soft centres soaked in a sweet-buttery sauce. Serve hot with a side of ice cream.
Get the recipe for Ree Drummond’s Apple Dumplings.
#8 Blueberry Grunt
This East coast delight featured blueberries that have been cooked down, topped with soft, steamed dumplings and a dollop of fresh whipped cream.
Get the recipe for Blueberry Grunt
Source : FoodNetwork