#107 – Fluffy Dumpling Chicken Soup & Spicy Applesauce Cake

Consolidated Cooking Crave on Consolidated Channel 18

hosted by Laverne Diede & Rhonda Fitterer

Fluffy Dumpling Chicken Soup

  • 10 cups chicken stock
  • 2-3 cups diced or shredded chicken
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 3 diced carrots
  • Heat in large saucepan until vegetables are soft (20-25 minutes)


  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • ¾ cup milk

Mix flour and salt then rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Mix in milk

Drop golf ball size dumplings into pot

Cover and simmer for 15 minutes — DO NOT LIFT LID

Spicy Applesauce Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking cocoa
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cups chunky applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. In a separate mixing bowl, combine shortening, applesauce and eggs, beat until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips and raisins and fold into dry ingredients. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan and bake for 35 — 40 minutes. Frost with cream cheese frosting.


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