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Jamaican Festival Dumplings Recipe

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Jamaican Festival Dumplings Recipe

1 1/2 cups all-purpose Flour
1/2 cup Cornmeal
2 1/2 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 tsp Vanilla
Approx 1/2 cup cold Water
1 cup Cooking Oil

1. Mix all your ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Add beaten egg and vanilla and mix gently until combined
3. A bit at a time, add water, kneading until dough holds together.
4. Knead dough until smooth and divide into 6 or more equal pieces; shape in long dumplings.
5. Heat cooking oil on High in deep frying pan and place the Festival Dumplings in the pan one at a time.
6. Reduce heat to Medium and turn Festival dumplings every few minutes until they are brown on all sides and are cooked through; they will expand as they cook.

Serves well with Ackee and Saltfish or Escoveitched Fish