RECIPE: Apple Pinwheels in Syrup, Oh My

cookingrvcJanuary 2, 2004

Cindy had posted a recipe for Apple Pinwheels in Syrup a while back. I made a couple of changes, using what I had on hand. They were very good, although the pan may NEVER come clean. DH had it with vanilla ice cream, sis ate them naked.

I used puff pastry instead of pie crust, and only had enough apples for one sheet of pastry. I should have reduced the syrup by half, since these fit into a 8x8 Pyrex and I needed only half the syrup.

Here is the recipe with the changes. It is a rib-sticking dessert, perfect for these cold months.


Apple Pinwheels in Syrup

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1 Sheet Puff pastry

3 Cups Grated apple

2 teaspoons Cinnamon

1/2 Cup Sugar

1/2 Cup Packed light brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon Salt

2 Tablespoons Butter

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

1/2 Cup Heavy Cream

1/2 Cup Warm water

Preheat oven to 400°

Roll pastry into 14x12 rectangle

Combine apples and cinnamon, spread over pastry even;y, then roll up from the short side.

Place (swirl side up) in a 8 x 8 pan.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Combine remaining ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a full boil.

Pour over apple pinsheels and retrun to oven for 20 minutes, basting twice.

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Apple Pinwheels made with puff pastry? How decadent is that?! Nice "tweak", Sue!

Lori :-)

    Bookmark   January 2, 2004 at 5:10PM
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Sue, next time add a bit of heavy cream to the as well. Makes the sauce even more decadent than it all ready is. I have some puff pastry in the freezer that might just be destined for this. Thanks for the suggestion.


    Bookmark   January 3, 2004 at 2:11PM
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Sounds like a good idea! I'll try it that way the next time.

    Bookmark   January 3, 2004 at 5:30PM
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Ann T,

I did use cream in the syrup! Do you mean add it after it finishes cooking?


    Bookmark   January 6, 2004 at 10:33AM
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Sue, Cindy's original recipe didn't call for cream, but when I made it I substituted a cup of whipping cream. I just noticed that you adjusted the recipe as well.


    Bookmark   January 9, 2004 at 1:18PM
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