Recipe courtesy of Dee Dee Meyer
Episode: Lancaster County
Country Ham and Apples
Total:
9 hr 30 min
Active:
8 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Total:
9 hr 30 min
Active:
8 hr
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried tart apples
  • 1 1/2 pounds fully cooked ham
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Soak apples in water overnight. Next day, place ham in simmering water and cook further until soft. Add apples and brown sugar. Cook for 1 hour. For dumpling, beat the egg, butter and milk. Sift dry ingredients and add to mixture. Use milk to stiff batter.

Drop dumpling dough by spoonful into boiling ham and apples. Cover tightly for 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

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