Fruit Dumplings 29 December 2009 Go Pushkin

Fruit Dumplings

Fruit Dumplings are one of the traditional Czech desserts.

ovocne knedliky recipeCzech Dessert, Ovocne Knedliky[Fruit Dumplings]
ovocne knedliky recipe

Ingredients: Yields
20-25 dumplings
(ping pong ball sized)

300g(2 1/2cups)   all purpose flour
30g(1 oz)   unsalted butter
1   egg
80ml(1/3 cup)   milk
1/4 tsp   salt
200g(7 oz)   cottage cheese

Your favourite fruits and toppings!
In this recipe:
frozen strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and red currants for stuffing
whipped cream and chocolate sauce for topping

ovocne knedliky recipe

Directions: 1

Place flour and salt in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Place cottage cheese, egg and butter into a food processor and pulse until blended.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Add milk and pulse until blended well.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Place 3 in 1 and mix with spatula until most flour is mixed in.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Roll out dough to 5mm (1/4 inch) thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut into 7x7cm square shapes and place fruits on centre of the dough.

ovocne knedliky recipe


ovocne knedliky recipe


Seal all edges up.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Roll well.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Drop dumplings in boiling water.
! Good to use a ladle to drop in for preventing the dumplings get stick to the pot.

ovocne knedliky recipe


Boil them for 10 minutes.

ovocne knedliky recipe

Dobrou chuť!

Serve with your favourite toppings.

ovocne knedliky recipe

Suitable for freezing

Coating with corn starch, dumplings won’t stick!


You would feel like the dough is quite soft. Don’t worry! The dough is supposed to be soft.

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  • Deb

    What is the white and brown topping shown?
    They look so good.I am going to try to make them..

  • whipped cream and chocolate sauce!

  • Chloe

    what are the conversions of the ingredients?

  • Caroline ali

    Thanks – i am going to attempt  to make these dumplings for my daughter-in-laws birthday party this weekend .  If you haven’t guessed already she’s from Prague . I love your simple instructions and layout. I thought it looks very well planned and targeted at people who are trying to get it right on the night .
    I will let you know how they went and thanks again 

  • Thank you for the comment.
    I hope the dumplings went well and your daughter-in-law did like them.

  • Abby Lir

    Thank you so much for that very delicious, well presented and easy to follow recipe