Toffee Apples

Recipe by Perfect Pixie
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    small apples
  • 4
    cups sugar
  • 1
    cup water
  • 13
    cup sugar syrup
  • 1
    teaspoon red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • rinse apples under cold water and stand on rack until completely dry, do not rub with a cloth.
  • grease an oven tray.
  • push a skewer three quarters of the way into each apple at the stem end.
  • combine sugar, water, glucose syrup and colouring in a heavy-based saucepan.
  • stir over heat, without boiling until sugar is dissolved.
  • boil uncovered without stirring about 20 minutes or until mixture reaches a crack stage (remove sugar syrup from heat, allow bubbles to subside, drop a teaspoon of syrup into cold water, it should set hard and be hard to crack with fingers).
  • remove syrup from heat, stand pan in baking dish of warm water about 1 minute or until bubbles subside.
  • remove pan from water, tilt pan, dip and rotate an apple slowly in toffee until apple is completely coated.
  • twirl apple round a few times before placing onto greased oven tray to set.
  • pepeat with remaining apples and toffee.
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