Farmer’s Cheese Dumplings with “Roasted” Plums

Topfenknödel Mit Zwetschkenröster

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


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

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

  • About

Serve these simple dumplings with the plum compote, or any warm fruit compote that strikes your fancy.



  1. Form the dough into a thick log on a lightly floured surface and cut into 12 equal pieces. Flour your hands, and roll each piece between your palms into a ball. Set aside on a lightly floured kitchen towel on a baking sheet.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. One at a time, place the dumplings in the water. Cover the pot to retu