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Cider vinegar substitute

I need at add 1.5 tsp cider vinegar to a pie crust and just realized I don't have any. Should I just substitute with water or is there a better alternative?

asked by Yiota about 2 years ago
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Miglore
Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

added about 2 years ago

Do you have another vinegar on hand? Like white wine vinegar, for example?

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added about 2 years ago

Unfortunately I don't. I have balsamic, sherry, distilled, wine, and rice vinegars, but not cider or white wine vinegars. Maybe I'm better off just using water for all the added liquid?

Miglore
Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

added about 2 years ago

I think I'd go with the other wine vinegar, or maybe the rice if it's not too sweet -- what kind of pie are you making?

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added about 2 years ago

It's a pear pie with a hazelnut crumble top. Maybe the rice vinegar would be best given my selection. Thanks for your recommendations!

Miglore
Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

added about 2 years ago

Wow, that sounds good. You're very welcome -- report back if you discover anything about the vinegars!

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added about 2 years ago

The distilled is your best best - the rice vinegar is usually less acidic.