¼ c. flour
to ¾ stick butter
stale hard rolls
to 6 slices of Bacon
together flour, eggs, milk, salt, nutmeg and whip until dough
bacon and fry in about a Tablespoon of the butter.
Add cubed hard rolls to fried bacon, toss together and
roast a little longer. Add to dough and mix well.
Let stand for about ½ hour.
a large kettle bring boiling salted water to a simmer.
With a serving spoon, first dipped in simmering water, cut
off dough to the size of a plum and let glide into the simmering
salted water. Dip
spoon into water again and repeat until all dough is used. Let simmer slowly for about 15 minutes.
remaining butter into fry pan and let it brown a little.
remove dumplings from water.
Put into a serving bowl and pour browed butter over them
be served with baked fruit or used as a side dish to any entrée.
leftovers? Fry them
up the next day and scramble an egg over them.