Dampfnudln (Steamed Sweet Dumplings) Recipe

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Dampfnudln (Steamed Sweet Dumplings)
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  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  1. Make sure you are using a heavy 10-inch skillet with a tight fitting lid for the final process.
  2. Scald 1/2 cup milk. Meanwhile soften yeast in 2 tbsp warm water. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix butter, sugar and salt. Immediately pour scaled milk over ingredients in bowl. When lukewarm, blend mixture beating in the 1 cup flour until smooth. Stir in the yeast mixture as well mixing well.
  4. Measure and sift 2 cups flour and add to dumpling mixture. Beat until smooth. Beat the eggs til well mixed then add.
  5. Add remaining flour in small amounts to create a soft dough. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and let rest 10 minute.
  6. Knead until smooth and then turn into a greased deep bowl. Turn dough to bring greased surface to top. Cover with waxed paper and a towel and let stand in a warm place (about 80F) until dough has doubled (about 1 1/2 hrs).
  7. Punch down then turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Cover with waxed paper and a towel and let rise on rolling surface until balls have doubled (about 1-1 1/2 hrs).
  8. TO COOK: Put in to the skillet the 1 1/2 cups milk, butter and sugar.
  9. Put about 8 of the balls into the skillet. Do not set them to close together. Refrigerate remaining balls until ready to cook.
  10. Cover and cook over high heat until steam appears. Reduce heat and cook for 30 minute Do not remove cover during cooking.
  11. Carefully remove dumplings with a slotted spoon to serving dishes and serve with Kirschesosse or Vanillesosse.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 999.32 Kcal (4184 kJ)
Calories from fat 599.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66.59g 102%
Cholesterol 489.7mg 163%
Sodium 922.93mg 38%
Potassium 942.14mg 20%
Total Carbs 74.62g 25%
Sugars 71.15g 285%
Dietary Fiber 1.08g 4%
Protein 28.45g 57%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 24%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 666.1mg 67%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 142.34 Kcal (596 kJ)
Calories from fat 85.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.49g 102%
Cholesterol 69.75mg 163%
Sodium 131.46mg 38%
Potassium 134.2mg 20%
Total Carbs 10.63g 25%
Sugars 10.13g 285%
Dietary Fiber 0.15g 4%
Protein 4.05g 57%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 24%
Iron 0.3mg 10%
Calcium 94.9mg 67%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.3
  • 28

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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