Orange Dumplings

You’ll Need:

1 tablespoon butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Orange Sauce
2 cups orange juice
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
3/4 cup boiling water

Procedures : In 1 1/2-quart saucepan combine orange juice, sugar, butter, cornstarch and orange peel. Add boiling water. Boil 10 minutes.

Pour into 10 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish.

Make dumplings: Cream butter and sugar. Add flour, baking powder and salt alternately with the milk. Drop by tablespoons into orange sauce.

Combine nuts and nutmeg. Sprinkle over dumplings. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in a dumpling comes out cleanly.

Serve dumplings with sauce spooned on top. Top with whipped cream (optional)

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