Masterclass toffee apples

Masterclass toffee apples

Give this childhood classic a delicious new spin with our special toppings – perfect for Halloween and Bonfire Night parties

By , 21 September 2015

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Masterclass toffee apples
  • 1 Hour

  • Serves: 6

  • Price: 90p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 194g serving contains
  • Energy

    1122KJ

    268KCAL

    13%
  • Fat

    8.3g

    med

    12%
  • Saturates

    4.3g

    med

    22%
  • Sugars

    34.9g

    high

    39%
  • Salt

    0.4g

    low

    7%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 578kJ/138kcal.
Ingredients
  • 6 apples
  • 450g demerara sugar
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
Method
  • Push wooden sticks halfway into 6 apples at the stalk end.

  • Set aside. Put the demerara sugar and 150ml water in a pan and heat gently, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Add the butter, vinegar and golden syrup.

  • Increase the heat and boil for 10 mins, without stirring, until it turns to toffee. You can use a sugar thermometer to check if it's ready – it should be 140C. Or drop a blob of toffee into a bowl of cold water – it should turn hard.

  • Holding the apples by the sticks, carefully dip them into the toffee to cover. Put on a greased and lined baking tray to set. Eat within 24 hours.