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Dumplings, Cubed Bread (Chlebov Knedliky)

CaroleCarole Haas

Grandma Teresa Klusak-Biolek’s recipe

servings:One large dumpling
total time:
60 min


  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Milk
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 4 slices stale White Bread
  • Flour, about 4 cups
Dumplings, Cubed Bread (Chlebov Knedliky) photo


  • 1

    Beat eggs. Add the milk, salt and enough flour to make a thick dough. Beat with a large wooden spoon until smooth. Let stand a few minutes.

  • 2

    Cut bread into cubes and fry in butter until golden brown. Let cool and then add to dough.

  • 3

    Wet hands and form the dough into an oval shape; like a football.

  • 4

    Bring large kettle of water to a boil. Gently put dumpling in boiling water. Cover and continue to boil. After 10 minutes, remove lid and carefully pry dough loose from bottom of kettle. Cover and continue boiling for about 25 minutes.

  • 5

    Remove from water with a large slotted spoon. Use a thread/string to cut dumpling into 3/4 inch slices.



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