Thursday, October 26, 2017

Candied Apples!

As you can tell, I have gotten really into homemade treats for Halloween this year, and I continue that tradition by making Candied Apples this week! But I don't know if any of you have ever encountered this problem, but, a lot of times, the caramel slides right off apples, particularly store-bought ones, which, let's face it, is what most of us have.

So... how to fix that? Three words: Fine. Grit. Sandpaper.

I use 800-grit sandpaper to scrub the wax off the washed apples right before coating with caramel, and the rough texture of the apple peel helps the caramel adhere to the apple. In fact, using this method, I have never had a problem with the caramel trying to slide off the apple even at room temperature or before refrigerating. It also works with more traditional candy coatings on apples, not just caramel coating. It's a real game changer!

Watch me make them here:

And download the printable PDF recipe card by clicking here: CANDIED APPLES!

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