Recipes from The Czech Republic: Houskove Knedliky (Yeast Dumplings)

Recipes from The Czech Republic

Houskove Knedliky (Yeast Dumplings)

Country: The Czech Republic
Course: Side
Makes: 6 to 8 servings


  • 1 1/8 tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 cups lukewarm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cubed bread roll


  1. Dissolve the yeast in the water and add the sugar. Meanwhile, mix the flour, salt, egg and cubed bread roll in a large bowl. When the yeast is frothy, add it to the bowl and mix well. Knead for 10 minutes. Separate the dough into four rolls and then cover and let rise in a warm place for an hour or so.
  2. Now boil some salted water and add one or two of the rolls to the pot. Cover and let boil for about 20 minutes. When finished, the dumplings should be very light and fluffy.