Toffee Apples

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Toffee apples are whole apples covered in a hard toffee with a stick inserted as a handle. Toffee apples are a common snack at festivals such as Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night.

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  • 6 long wooden sticks
  • 6 dessert apples
  • 375 gms. demerera sugar
  • 37 gms. butter
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 85 ml. water
  • 1 tbsp. golden syrup

How to Make Toffee Apples

  • Push a stick into the core side of each apple.
  • Heat all the ingredients gently in heavy based pan until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Bring to the boil without stirring to a temperature of 143 degrees C till a small amount dropped into a cup of cold water form a hard ball. Keep a brush dipped in water handy and keep cleaning the sides of the pan while the toffee is cooking.
  • Remove from the heat and stand pan in a bowl of cold water to prevent the cooking continuing.
  • Tilt the pan so that the toffee is in one corner, dip the apples into the toffee twisting them to coat all over.
  • Place on an oiled baking sheet until the toffee has set.