Caramel Dumplings

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My Mom used to make this for us all the time when I was a kid. She says “Actually this is a recipe I got from Emerald Grierson (our neighbour) and I have used it thousands of times for a quick and easy dessert. Serve with cream is an old Truscott tradition.”

Caramel Dumplings

Joan Donogh
Sweet dumplings baked in a rich caramel sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6



  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt



  • Combine brown sugar and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is carmelized.
  • Slowly add the water, stirring constantly. Boil for a few minutes.
  • Pour into a small casserole dish.


  • Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the milk and then the dry ingredients. Mix to blend.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into the caramel syrup.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve warm.



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