Apple Slump

Apple Slump


"This was a wintertime dessert when I was growing up. Sometimes served with ice cream. It's still one of my favorites."


1 h 30 m servings 354 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 82.8g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 182 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the apples, 1 cup sugar, cinnamon, and 1/2 cup water in a saucepan. Cover with a tight fitting lid and heat to boiling.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together 1 1/2 cup flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in enough milk to make a soft dough.
  3. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto apples. Cover pan with lid and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. DO NOT LIFT COVER UNTIL DONE! Serve with nutmeg sauce.
  4. To make the nutmeg sauce: In a saucepan, mix 1 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon flour. Stir in 1 cup boiling water and cook, stirring constantly until sauce bubbles. Add butter and simmer gently 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in nutmeg. Serve over each serving of apple slump.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I don't know about this recipe.... The only reason I gave it any stars was because It didn't taste bad. If you decide to make this make sure you make it in a large pot with a very tight fitting...

This is a great recipe!!thanks.

Otstanding. We used pumpkin pie spice instead of nutmeg (personal preference), and we weren't disappointed.

I tried this recipe tonight with a few revisions. Instead of making the dumplings, I cut refrigerator biscuits into quarters, and cooked it for 20 minutes instead of 30. We don't care for so m...

This is a really terrific dessert, and the nutmeg sauce really adds to the flavor. I have been looking for a recipe for NUTMEG SAUCE for close to 45 years. My mother and grandmother used to mak...

not a hit at our house. I didn't like the strong flavor of the nutmeg sauce.

I love this recipe. It reminds of my childhood. My mom made something very similar except it was baked in the oven without the lid. The dough had a lilttle shortening in it too. The sauce wa...

Fast and simple and delicious. For the complainers, if you don't like nutmeg, why would you make a sauce with it?? This was a wondful warm and quick dessert. Great with vanilla ice cream.

I used frozen apples. It worked like a charm. I didn't make the nutmeg sauce. We were satisfied with the results. It served the purpose of being a sweet dessert which is what I wanted, and i...