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How to make gluten-free dumplings

How to make gluten-free dumplings

BY Clare Marriage

7th Nov 2023 Recipes

1 min read

This gluten-free dumplings recipe is the perfect way to bulk out a hearty winter meal, with help from FREEE's free from flour
Dumplings, made with or without herbs, are a quick, easy and hearty addition to soups, stews and casseroles.
This recipe makes 8 dumplings. Simply add the dumplings 20–25 minutes before the end of the cooking time. It’s always wise to check the ingredients on your suet label are suitable for your dietary needs.


  • 150g FREEE Plain White Flour 
  • 3 tsp FREEE Baking Powder 
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt 
  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper 
  • 75g gluten free vegetable suet 
  • 2 tsp mixed dried herbs 
  • 125ml cold water 
  • 1 litre soup or gluten-free stock


Makes 8
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
  1. Measure the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper into a bowl, stir to combine, then sift into a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir in the suet and herbs. Add the water and stir to make a slightly soft and sticky dough. Cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 pieces and lightly roll each piece into a ball.
  4. Bring the soup or stock to the boil and gently add the dumplings. Continue to boil gently for 20–25 minutes.
FREEE Baking: 100 Favourite Gluten Free Recipes by Clare Marriage is out now (Ebury Press, £25)
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