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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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Dumplings in Antigua are familiarly known as dumplins.


  • ½ lb. plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 oz.</


Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Rub in the butter with the fingertips until the mixture is crumbly. Add enough cold water to make a fairly stiff dough. Turn out on to a flour board and knead until smooth. Shape into balls about 1 ½ inches in diameter, and flatten. Drop into boiling salted water to cover and cook for about 10 minutes. The dumplins may be dropped into a soup o