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Friday, 28 October 2011

toffee/ caramel-ed apples

apple bobbing and toffee apples are great seasonal treats for any halloween party and are great for bon fire night too (uk mainly)

so give this easy recipe a go

you will need:

  • 12 ripe/crisp apples
  • 40ml of dark corn syrup
  • 35g granulated sugar
  • 35g light brown sugar 
  • 35g heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s)salt 
  • 3 tablespoon(s) butter 
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract

how to make:

Line a baking pan with a generously oiled sheet of parchment paper. Push a candy apple stick into the core of each apple.

Combine the syrup, sugars, heavy cream, and salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Simmer until the mixture reaches 270 degrees F – about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the butter and vanilla. Let cool for 6 to 8 minutes, until caramel thickens to a toffeelike consistency.

Dip and gently swirl the apples into the caramel and place on the prepared baking sheet. you can add sweets, melted chocolate and other toppings you wish at this stage Let cool completely.


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