Cherry dumplings: how to make delicious dough

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Cherry dumplings: how to make delicious dough
Cherry dumplings: how to make delicious dough

Dumplings with cherries are the most delicious and popular summer dish, which is not difficult to prepare and can be done by every housewife. In this article, you will learn a simple and delicious step-by-step recipe with a photo of dumplings with cherries on water and eggs. Video recipe.

Ready-made dumplings with cherries

Vareniki is a popular Ukrainian dish made from dough and inside with filling. Sweet dumplings can be prepared with any seasonal berries: strawberries, raspberries, mulberries, blueberries, apples … They can also be used with cottage cheese, mashed potatoes, minced meat, stewed cabbage, fried mushrooms, etc. Still, the most popular are dumplings with cherries. Now is July, the most juicy and sweet cherry season. Having eaten enough of it, the most delicious and common dish of it is sweet dumplings. In summer, among the many dishes that can be prepared from cherries, dumplings occupy a special place. They are simply not tasteless! The smell, juiciness, sourness and bright color of summer berries turn ordinary dumplings into a real masterpiece even from the simplest dough. Dumplings are served at the same time as the main dish and as a dessert after a light lunch. This is a wonderful food that absolutely everyone eats with gusto!

The basis of all dumplings is dough. There are many options for its preparation. The dough is kneaded in milk, kefir, whey, eggs, water, soda, yeast, etc. The result of the efforts made will depend on the test chosen. According to this recipe, the dough for dumplings with cherries is prepared very simply and from the available products: flour, water and eggs. At the same time, it always turns out to be successful and tasty.

  • Calorie content per 100 g - 105 kcal.
  • Servings - about 50
  • Cooking time - 1.5 hours


  • Water - 1 tbsp.
  • Sugar - 1 tsp for dough and filling to taste
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Cherries - 1 kg
  • Vinegar - for extinguishing soda
  • Flour - 2 tbsp.
  • Soda - 0.5 tsp
  • Eggs - 1 pc.

Step by step preparation of dumplings with cherries, recipe with photo:

Water is poured into the dough container and eggs are placed

1. Pour water into a mixing bowl, add a pinch of salt, sugar and beat in eggs.

Eggs are mixed with water

2. Stir with a whisk to distribute the eggs and water evenly.

Flour is poured into the liquid base

3. Add flour to the dough, which I recommend sifting through a fine sieve. It will be enriched with oxygen and the dough will be softer.

Soda added to products

4. Add vinegar slaked soda to the dough.

Dough for dumplings with cherries mixed

5. Knead an elastic and soft dough. It should not stick to the hands and walls of the dishes.

Dough for dumplings with cherries rolled out with sausage

6. Divide the dough into several pieces and roll each into a rope about 3 cm thick.

Dough sausage cut into pieces

7. Cut the formed sausage into small equal parts.

Pieces of dough for dumplings with cherries rolled out with a rolling pin

8. Roll each piece with a rolling pin into a thin round layer 3 mm thick.

Round shapes cut from dough sheets

9. On each rolled circle, place a convenient round shape with a diameter of 7-9 cm (for example, a glass).

Round shapes were cut from the dough sheets, excess dough was removed

10. Cut out the dough with a sharp knife around the glass, and remove the excess cuts. Then collect them, knead and make dumplings again.

Sugar is sprinkled on dough circles

11. Pour some sugar on the round cakes.

Cherries are lined with dough circles

12. Put a few berries on top. Wash the cherries first, remove the tails and leave in a sieve to glass the liquid. I left the seeds in the berries, but if you wish, you can remove them first.

Blinded dumplings with cherries

13. Fold the cherry round tortilla in half, hold the edges of the dough together tightly and form a dumpling.

Dumplings dipped in boiling water

14. Pour water into a cooking pot and bring to a boil. Dip the dumplings into boiling water and stir so that they do not stick together and do not stick in the pan.

Ready-made dumplings with cherries

15. After boiling, cook the dumplings with cherries for 3 minutes. Serve them immediately after cooking. If you wish, you can sprinkle them with sugar, pour over with cherry jam or use them yourself before serving.

See also a video recipe on how to cook dumplings with cherries.

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