Episode 1 - Lemon and apricot dumplings
Episode 1 - Lemon and apricot dumplings by Matt and Courtney
1/3 Cup Dried apricots
1/2 Cup Lemon zest
1 Cup Self raising flour
1 Egg lightly beaten
1 1/2 Cup Water
3 tbs Golden syrup
1/2 Cup Brown sugar
1 tbsp Lemon juice
Rub together butter and flour intill it becomes the texture of fine bread crumbs, then add lemon zest and apricot
Whisk together egg and milk pour into the dry ingredients. Work together untill a dough is formed.
Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface, untill dough becomes smooth and silky.
Roll into 20 even sized balls
For the syrup, combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, still over a low heat untill sugar has dissolved, bring to boil to cook the dumplings
Lower batches of dumplings into the syrup and cook untill the dumpling float about 5-7 minutes. Serve with a drizzle of golden syrup over the top.
This recipe is untested in the MasterChef kitchen