Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Apple Pinwheels with Creamy Cinnamon Syrup



Creamy Cinnamon Syrup

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Dough:.
  3. Combine flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening till well mixed.
  4. Stir together beaten egg & 3/4 cup milk then add to flour mixture. Stir till dough comes together. Chill while preparing apples & syrup.
  5. Filling:.
  6. Combine sugar & water in a saucepan. Heat till sugar is melted & it gets syrupy. Set aside
  7. Time to Assemble
  8. Roll chilled dough into a 1/4 inch thick rectangle.
  9. Distribute apples evenly over dough. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon cinnamon over apples.
  10. Starting at the long side, roll like a jelly roll; dampen edges to seal roll & slice into 1/2 inch pieces.
  11. Melt butter in a 9 X 13 inch baking pan. Place apple rolls in the melted butter. Pour the sugar syrup over slices & bake for 1 hour.
  12. Serve with warm cinnamon syrup.
Creamy Cinnamon Syrup 

  • 1 C. light corn syrup
  • 2 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 C. water
  • 1 C. evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon

In a medium pan, combine everything BUT the milk. Bring this mixture to a full boil over medium heat while stirring constantly and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for about 5 minutes. Stir in the evaporated milk, and serve warm over pancakes or waffles.