Golden Dumplings


Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafes of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

  • About

One day at a very modest cafe in Budapest, I tasted this amazingly beautiful and delicious cake that reminded me of American “monkey bread,” layers of round balls held together by a golden sugar-walnut crust. When I returned to the States and described it to my Hungarian friends, they knew exactly what I had enjoyed: Golden Dumplings. This is one of those recipes that every family has in its repertoire, perhaps because the dough doesn’t require heavy kneading. The dumplings look very homey