Caramilk Dumplings Recipe

Indulge in the softest, fluffiest dumplings made with Golden Cloud!

Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
Serves: 4-6
Time: 1 hour


  • 1 cup Golden Cloud self-raising flour
  • 3 tbsp custard powder
  • 60g butter, chilled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup caramel chocolate drops
  • 100ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
    For the sauce:
  • 60g butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 ½ cups water
    To serve:
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)

How To Make:

  1. Sift the flour and custard powder into a large bowl.
  2. Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour mixture until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add the sugar and caramel chocolate drops and stir to combine.
  4. In a jug, combine the milk and vanilla essence.
  5. Create a well in the flour mixture and pour the milk into the mixture.
  6. Gently knead the dough until it just comes together.
  7. Careful not to handle too much.
  8. Lightly flour your hands and gently roll 2-3 tablespoons of the dough into balls.
  9. To make the sauce, place the butter, sugar and water in a large skillet.
  10. Stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  11. Bring to the boil then carefully transfer the dumplings into the skillet.
  12. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the dumplings are puffed and cooked through.
  13. Serve immediately and top with vanilla ice cream.

Chefs Tip: Avoid over kneading your dough as that will result in a dense chewy dumpling. For a fluffy dumplings, minimal mixing and handling is advised. 

Watch How To Make Caramilk Dumplings

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