500ml cake flour (2cups)
15ml baking powder (3t)
5ml sugar (1t)
125ml milk (1/2 cup)
1> Sift the dry ingredients together. Add the sugar.
2> Add eggs and milk to make a soft, but not sticky dough.
3> drop the dumplings by teaspoonful into stew. cover with lid and allow to cook gently for approx 20mins. Turn dumplings over and cook a further 10mins covered.
TIP: do not lift the lid of the saucepan for the fist 20mins. of cooking as it is the steam which makes the dumplings light.