How to Make Dumplings from Scratch
Get ready for the ultimate comfort food with these easy homemade dumplings.
Homemade dumplings are one of the best comfort foods of all time. Whether you remember your mom or grandma making these for you during chilly weather, or you love making this cozy soup for your own family, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. Here we have simple steps for how to make dumplings from scratch (including photos!). Sometimes the old fashioned method is best, which is why we’ve decided to use it here. You don’t need any baking mixes, and you probably have all of the ingredients you need already in your pantry. Don’t wait to try this recipe for easy homemade dumplings.
Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time25 min
- 1 cup flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
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In a medium mixing bowl whisk the flour, baking powder and salt.
Add the butter and rub into the flour mixture.
Add in the pepper, chives and thyme and mix well.
Whisk the egg in a small bowl then add to the flour mixture.
Add just enough milk to make a sticky dough.
Using a small cookie scoop drop the dough into simmering stew, soup or broth.
Cover the pot and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
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