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Se7en Make Toffee Apples…

June 19th, 2010 · 9 Comments

We have been getting a heap of apples in our vegetable box just lately… my kids love and adore apples but for once they didn’t all vanish the day they arrived!!!


We were keeping with our Autumn theme and decided to try making toffee apples. I have never made them before – I thought they were really tricky, turns out they were really easy!!! This is what you are aiming for:


Let’s Meet the Players:


1 cup of brown sugar

!/2 cup of water

1/2 teaspoon of vinegar

2 tablespoons of golden syrup

2 tablespoons of butter.

A couple of apples.

Lets Play the Game:

Step 1: Pop your water into a pot and add the sugar. Slowly dissolve the sugar over  low heat.


Step 2: Add the vinegar, syrup and butter to the dissolved sugar and gently stir it through.


Step 3: Bring it to the boil and let it bubble away without stirring for about ten minutes. Amazingly it doesn’t boil over.


Step 4: While you are waiting poke a stick into each of your apples.


Step 5: Drop your toffee into a glass of cold water and it should solidify straight away. If it doesn’t then just keep on boiling your mixture a little longer.


Step 6: Swirl your apple around in the toffee.


Step 7: Leave them to cool on a lightly greased plate…


And you are done!!! This was such quick and easy fun!!!

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Katherine marie // Jun 19, 2010 at 2:56 am

    Ohhhhhhh my…. Those look so crunchy, yummy and perfect!

  • 2 Phyllis // Jun 19, 2010 at 3:40 am

    Looks yummy!! I will have to remember that when Autumn comes around again for us.

  • 3 se7en // Jun 19, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Oh Phyllis – it has been so cold here that we are already longing for spring!!! I know enjoy the moment – grimace!!! Have a fun weekend!!!

  • 4 se7en // Jun 19, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    Oh KM – here’s a laugh for you…while our wonderful toffee apples were cooling the father person made some chili oil, right next to them… somehow our toffee apples had quite a “Bite” to them… So take munch of toffee apple and it is so yummy and crunchy and then 30 seconds later our mouths were literally in flames!!! Very funny. some small people went for it and some didn’t!!! We will have to make them again!!!… and again and again!!! Lots of love…

  • 5 denise // Jun 21, 2010 at 5:29 pm

    oh, yum!!!!

  • 6 se7en // Jun 22, 2010 at 8:03 am

    Hay Mom in Madison, Yup I think we might be making these again and again!!! Hope you guys have a great day!!!

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