Knedle, is a dish of boiled potato-dough dumplings filled with plums, popular in Central and East European countries.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Croatia
Keyword: eggs, flour, potatoes, sugar



  • 12 oz Flour
  • 2.2 lb Potatoes
  • 1.7 oz Sugar
  • 1.7 oz Butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Lemon
  • Salt


  • 20 Plums
  • 5.2 oz Butter
  • 1.7 oz Sugar
  • 3.5 oz Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon


  • Peel and boil the potatoes and put through a mincer.
  • Add grated lemon zest, a pinch of salt, 50 g of sugar, 50 g softened butter and 2 eggs.
  • Sift in the flour and mix together. Add flour if need be to get the right consistency.
  • Roll out the dough. Cut into squares.
  • On each square add a teaspoon of sugar and on top one plum. Close up and roll each dumpling.
  • In boiling water with a pinch of salt put in the dumplings and cook until they float to the surface.
  • In a pan heat 150 g of butter and add the breadcrumbs. Keep stirring.
  • Mix cinnamon and sugar in a bowl. Pour over the dumplings the butter and breadcrumbs then sprinkle on top the cinnamon and sugar.

Photo and inspiration: Zagreb Tourist Board/CroChef,