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festival dumpling recipe

Sweet Jamaican Festival Dumpling

You will love the sweet taste of Jamaican festival dumpling.
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 150 kcal


  • 2 Cups Flour
  • ½ Cup Fine cornmeal
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Brown sugar
  • ½ tsp Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Vanilla
  • Milk or water **
  • 3 Cups Cooking oil


  • Add the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a mining bowl and combine the dry ingredients.
  • When they are all evenly combined add the vanilla and start adding the milk/water little by little and knead until if form a firm dough.
  • Add the oil to a deep frying pan and heat on medium.
  • When the oil is hot, divide the dough into 8 portions and roll in the palm of you hands to get the oval shape.
  • Place the dough one at a time to the oil. Reduce heat to prevent the dumpling burning. Turn dumplings until all sides are golden brown.


** Doesn't matter if you use water or milk. But the milk will make the festival dumplings much more softer and more fluffy.


Calories: 150kcal
Keyword Jamaican Festival Dumpling
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