Thursday, 31 October 2013

Toffee Apples

Toffee apples are my favourite treat at Halloween...and best of all they count as one of your five a day! 


It's important the apples are dipped into a bowl of boiling water beforehand to make sure all the wax is removed - this way the toffee will stick to the apples better.


It was my first time making them and I was a bit worried about burning the toffee but the BBC Good Food recipe shows how you can test when the toffee is done (before it begins to burn).


To make the toffee, simply place the sugar and water in the pan until the sugar has dissolved, add the golden syrup and vinegar and leave it to form a toffee. Then dip the apples in and make sure they are coated well.

 

Leave the apples to cool on a sheet of baking parchment and they will form a yummy crunchy shell. 

And here's a quick round-up...

video

Happy Halloween!


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