Ree Drummond uses an easy shortcut and a surprising number of ingredients in her apple dumpling recipe. leading lady The star shares the origins of her apple dumplings that get an extra touch of sweetness from a can of all things soda.
Ree Drummond Gets Apple Dumplings Recipe From Her Mom
Drummond wrote in a post about his apple dumpling recipe leading lady website, explains how it originated with his mother. When her mother was visiting, Drummond asked if she would bring her own recipe as well. “Because you see, my mom’s ‘recipe’ volume is two huge—like, the most amazing I’ve ever seen—three-ring binders full of plastic sleeves that contain every wonderful, fabulous recipe she uses for The Dark Edge since, or at least since 1968,” leading lady Star explained. “She still collects and tests recipes, so her plastic sleeves are updated with modern, interesting foods.”
The Food Network host confessed that she hopes her mom will leave the recipes behind, and when Drummond put binders in her pantry, her dream came true. “And of course, when she walked away from my house the next Monday morning and went back to Tennessee, she did so without her binders,” she shared. “And I’ve had them ever since.”
She continued, “One of the things I noticed was this recipe for apple dumplings. Emailed to her by a friend known only as ‘Donna’, it uses Granny Smith apples, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, and… Fiction: A can of Mountain Dew.
“Oh, more butter than you’ve ever seen on this website,” Drummond said. “I didn’t know what to expect, but it looked so easy, I had to try.”
‘The Pioneer Woman’ star’s easy apple dessert comes together quickly
Drummond shares step-by-step instructions for making the delicious dessert, starting with peeling, coreing, and slicing two Granny Smith apples. She buttered a 9 x 13-inch baking pan, then rolled each crescent-shaped roll around a slice of apple, and placed them in the pan.
Drummond melted butter in a saucepan and added sugar and vanilla, making sure the sugar remained granulated, then poured the sugar mixture over the dumplings. demonstrating how to make the recipe in an episode of leading lady“I’m going to really shock you,” she warned, before pouring the soda into the baking dish.
She sprinkled the dumplings with cinnamon and baked them in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 30 to 45 minutes. When the dumplings are baked, she recommends letting them sit for a bit before eating.
Drummond serves dessert with whipped cream or ice cream
Drummond wrote on his blog post how “indescribably delicious” his apple dumpling recipe is. “During the baking process the texture of the crescent roll turns into something completely different: the top becomes delightfully crisp and delicious, while the bottom remains soft and mushy and more ‘apple dumpling-y,’” she wrote.
leading lady The star added that the combination of soda and butter creates “a delicious, sweet sauce in the end”.
“Serve these beauties with ice cream (or, if you’re on a diet, a big dollop of sweetened whipped heavy cream) and you’ll be amazed at how such ordinary ingredients can be so excellent,” Drummond said.
Full recipe available at food Network Website.
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