Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
Add the beaten eggs to the milk. Add to the flour mixture and blend well. Dough should be stiff enough to handle.
Wash and dry the fresh fruit you have selected. Remove pits. Roll fruit in ehough additional flour to coat each piece throoughly. Coat your hands with flour and cover each piece of fruit completely with a ¼-inch layer of dough. Pinch the edges firmly together.
Drop dumplings into rapidly boiling salted water. Cover and let cook until fruit is tender when pricked with a toothpick - 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve dumplings with melted butter, cottage cheese and a sprinkling of sugar.