Candy apples

Candy Apples
Candy Apples
Candy Apples
Candy Apples
Candy Apples
Toffee Apples (makes 9 apples)

9 apples (I used Braeburn)
9 wooden sticks
192g caster sugar (1.5 cups superfine sugar)
255g glucose syrup (3/4 cups light corn syrup)
1/3 cup water
2 teaspoons pink liquid food colouring

Cooking instructions
  1. Wash apples and remove the stems. Push a stick into the apples.
  2. Line two baking trays with parchment paper.
  3. Place water, sugar and glucose syrup into a heavy based saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved.
  4. Place candy thermometer in pan and boil until temperature reaches hard crack (300 deg F).
  5. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in food colouring.
  6. Dip apples into the syrup one at a time, tip pan to completely coat apple.
  7. Place on baking sheets to set at room temperature.
  8. Sprinkle with glitter, sprinkles and push marshmallows or mini chocolate beans into the sides.

Chocolate dipped M&M candy apple
Chocolate dipped M&M candy apple
Coating the toffee apples in chocolate

Dark chocolate
white & pink M&M's
Pink edible glitter
  1. Temper dark chocolate (click for instructions).
  2. Spoon chocolate over apples.
  3. Sprinkle with pink glitter.
  4. Push M&M's into chocolate.
  5. Leave to dry.

Candy Apples wrapped
Candy Apple wrapped
Lace & stripe masking tape
I used the black & white stripe masking tape to cover the sticks, and the lace tape to seal the small sandwich bags around the candy apples that I had placed in cupcake cases.

For more of my Halloween candy ideas, check out my Halloween page.

Have a candy sweet day!


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