Made with only pantry staples, vinegar rolls are something you can whip up anytime to mimic the taste of apple pie, both sweet and tart with a bit of cinnamon. The liquid will become thicker during baking and gel a bit. It couldn’t be simpler. I’ve included two simple substitutions to make this a vegan dessert.
Simple ranch house cooking, an old family recipe.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
Roll dough into a 12-inch square.
Spread with butter. Sprinkle with two tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.
Beginning with one side, tightly roll up the dough and place in a baking dish, seam side down.
Combine water and 2/3 cup sugar in a saucepan and stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
Add the vinegar, and check the taste. You’re looking for a pleasant balance of sweet and sour, adjust as needed.
Pour the liquid into the pan with the dough.
Bake for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for another 50 minutes, occasionally brushing the top of the pastry with the liquid.
Cool a bit before serving.
Can easily be doubled. It’s very nice served warm with a little vanilla ice cream (dairy or non-dairy).
This recipe originally appeared on Polish Housewife.