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?

  • Posted by: Yiota
  • September 26, 2012
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  • 6 Comments

6 Comments

The distilled is your best best - the rice vinegar is usually less acidic.
 
Kristen M. September 26, 2012
Wow, that sounds good. You're very welcome -- report back if you discover anything about the vinegars!
 
Yiota September 26, 2012
It's a pear pie with a hazelnut crumble top. Maybe the rice vinegar would be best given my selection. Thanks for your recommendations!
 
Kristen M. September 26, 2012
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?
 
Yiota September 26, 2012
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?
 
Kristen M. September 26, 2012
Do you have another vinegar on hand? Like white wine vinegar, for example?
 
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