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How To Make Traditional Toffee Apples

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If you like your toffee apples with butter left in, you will enjoy this treat. Because the toffee is usually hard, it's best to stick to apples with a softer texture. I hope you enjoy making these traditional toffee apples and enjoy the taste of them even more.
What you'll need: 
10 apples
4 cups white or brown sugar
250g butter
4 tablespoons water
4 tablespoons white vinegar
10 wooden chopsticks or lolly sticks
Metal based saucepan
Baking tray
Baking paper
Submerge the apples in boiling water, to get rid of the wax on the skin.
Dry the apples off, and pierce the chopsticks or lolly stick, into the top of the apples. Set apples aside until ready to use.
Put butter, sugar, water and vinegar in the saucepan, and warm on a low heat. Stir till sugar is dissolved.
Remove pan from the heat. Dip each apple into the toffee, and coat the whole apple in toffee.
Boil for at least ten minutes and don't stir at all during this stage. It will reach the hard crack stage, drop a little toffee into a cup of cold water and if it is ready it will harden in the water straight away.
To harden the toffee on the apple, dip the covered apple immediately into cold water. Add ice cubes if you want, and place the apple on the tray covered with baking paper. Dipping the covered apple in cold water will stop the toffee from sliding down the apple, and will cool the toffee quickly.
Now your toffee apples are ready to be eaten.
You can be happy in the fact that you personally made these treats. You can vary the ingredients, and add interesting flavours like cinnamon or nuts.
You can add food colouring, when dissolving the sugar.
You can add a drop of alcohol, to give it an interesting kick.


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