Toffee Apples
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Toffee apples recipe with just 5 ingredients. These sweet and sticky toffee apples will bring back childhood memories for sure.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Serves: 6
  • 6 medium green apples, stalks removed
  • 3 cups caster sugar
  • ¼ cup liquid glucose
  • ¾ warm water
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon red food colouring
  1. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Wash apples in thoroughly in hot water to remove wax coating. Drying the apples thoroughly.
  3. Push 1 stick in top of each apple slowly avoid pushing all the way through.
  4. Place sugar, warm water, glucose and vinegar in a heavy-based saucepan over a low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 to 6 minutes or until sugar has dissolved.
  5. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to the boil. Cook, without stirring, for 15 to 20 minutes or until toffee reaches hard crack stage, brushing sides of pan with a brush dipped in water to avoid crystallisation.
  6. Remove from heat. Tint with food colouring. Stand for 30 seconds for bubbles to subside slightly.
  7. Working quickly, dip apples one at a time into toffee, tilting pan to coat. Turn apple above pan to drain excess toffee.
  8. Stand apple on prepared tray.
  9. Repeat with remaining apples and toffee. Stand for 20 minutes or until set.
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