For the dough: One pint flour, one-half cup butter, stir together; one
teaspoonful baking powder, and milk to make a dough. Roll, cut in
squares. Fill with apple or any fruit desired, put dumplings in a pan
with one pint of water, a little butter, two-thirds cup sugar. Put on
top of stove and let come to a boil, then put in oven at least one-half
hour. Serve warm with cream.