Make dumplings from scratch by combining 2 cups of flour with a scant teaspoon of baking powder, 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of shortening, and 1 pinch each of salt and pepper. Add 3/4 cup of water, then roll and cut th... More » Food Cooking

Paula Deen offers a quick and easy recipe for homemade dumplings. Mix 2 cups of flour with 1 teaspoon of salt in a mixing bowl. Using your fingers, gradually incorporate 3/4 cup of ice water. Knead the dough, and form a ... More » Food Cooking

The Pioneer Woman, Taste of Home and Betty Crocker all provide good drop dumpling recipes. The recipes by the Pioneer Woman and Taste of Home are both part of a chicken and dumplings recipe. Betty Crocker's recipe offers... More » Food Cooking

To make an easy homemade butter pound cake, combine 1/2 pound of butter with 1/2 cup of shortening, 3 cups of sugar, 5 eggs, 3 cups of flour and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 cup of milk and 1 te... More » Food Cooking Desserts

To create a homemade baking mix similar to Bisquick, combine 6 cups of all-purpose flour, 3 tablespoons of baking powder and 1 tablespoon of salt in a bowl with a sifter. Use a pastry blender to cut 1 cup of vegetable sh... More » Food Cooking

Make traditional Irish soda bread by mixing together 3 cups of flour, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/3 cup of white sugar. Whisk together 1 egg and 2 cups of buttermilk... More » Food Cooking Bread

Make German streusel by whisking together 3 1/3 cups of flour, 1 cup of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar and cutting in 14 tablespoons of cold butter and 2 eggs... More » Food Cooking Desserts