Snow White's candy apples

Snow White's candy apples

Enchant your family with these sugar sweet red candy apples

Candyapples

  • Place the syrup, water, sugar and cream of tartar in a saucepan and bring to the boil over a medium heat.
  • While the mixture is heating, remove the stems from the washed apples and insert the cake pop sticks.
  • Using a candy thermometer, boil the mixture until it reaches 150°C – the bubbles will become smaller and closer together. Once it has reached the correct temperature, take the saucepan off the heat and stir in a few drops of the red food colouring.
  • Dip the apples in the syrup mixture one by one to coat them all over, then place them on a piece of baking parchment to set.
  • Once all the apples have been dipped, add a few drops of the black food colouring to darken the remaining syrup mixture (you may need to reheat it, as it will set very quickly). Using a spoon, drop some of the darker mixture over the tops of the apples and allow it to drip down the sides.
  • Leave to set and harden before serving.
  • Makes 8

    What you need:

    • 100ml corn syrup (or golden syrup)
    • 200ml water
    • 250g sugar
    • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
    • 8 apples, washed
    • 8 cake pop sticks
    • Red and black food colouring

    From Fairy Tale Baking by Ramla Khan (£12.99, Apple Press). 

    RELATED ARTICLES

    Related Articles

    Princess and the pea's hidden pea cupcakes
    Recipes & Food
    Princess and the pea's hidden pea cupcakes
    Princess and the pea's hidden pea cupcakes Shh - the kids don't have to know...
    Little Red Riding Hood's Black Forest cupcakes
    Recipes & Food
    Little Red Riding Hood's Black Forest cupcakes
    Little Red Riding Hood's Black Forest Cupcakes Make storytime extra special and...
    Alice in Wonderland's Queen of Hearts tarts
    Recipes & Food
    Alice in Wonderland's Queen of Hearts tarts
    Alice in Wonderland's Queen of Hearts tarts Off with their heads! Sift...
    Hansel & Gretel's rocky road
    Recipes & Food
    Hansel & Gretel's rocky road
    Hansel & Gretel's rocky road There's no chance of anyone getting lost in...

    quick-exercises-for-busy-mumsYou and your body

    Quick exercise tips for busy mums

    Find ways to fit in quick, high intensity exercise into your daily life as a mother.
    20-discount-at-polarn-o-pyretFashion

    20% discount at Polarn O. Pyret

    Enjoy this special discount offer for Gurgle readers
    edith-bowman-i-m-a-big-fan-of-imperfection-it-s-what-makes-people-beautiful-interesting-and-relatableCelebrity mums & dads

    Edith Bowman: "I’m a big fan of imperfection"

    Interview with broadcaster and writer Edith Bowman on mindfulness and motherhood.
    win-a-tranquillity-crib-mattress-bundle-from-izziwotnotWin

    Win a Tranquillity Crib & Mattress Bundle from Izziwotnot

    Enter our competition for a chance to win a stunning Tranquillity Crib & Mattress Bundle worth £295
    win-a-bundle-of-prizes-from-truprintWin

    WIN a bundle of prizes from Truprint

    Create something special with your memories and win prizes worth £65.
    win-a-mam-bundle-worth-over-100Win

    Win a MAM Bundle worth over £100!

    Your chance to WIN and make every day baby life easier with the MAM Anti-Colic baby bottle.