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Catholic Recipe: Spatzle

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • bread crumbs
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Germany

Also Called: Dumplings

In many parts of Germany it is customary to eat only SpƤtzle (Dumplings) and stewed fruits for the evening meal on Good Friday.

DIRECTIONS

Sift the flour with the salt into a bowl. Add the eggs and the milk and water. Stir until smooth. Then, with a fork dipped in boiling water, cut the dough in small pieces into boiling water. Boil for a few minutes until they rise to the top. Cover with bread crumbs fried in butter. Serve with warm stewed prunes or other dried fruits.

Recipe Source: Feast Day Cookbook by Katherine Burton and Helmut Ripperger, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1951
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