A simple, cost effective treat for Halloween, we guarantee these crunchy toffee apples will bring you right back to your childhood.
8 de-stalked apples, rinsed in boiling water
400 grams soft brown sugar
1 tsp pale vinegar
4 tbsp golden or rice syrup
1. Dry apples thoroughly, push a skewer or stick into the stalk end of each apple.
2. Lay a sheet of parchment paper close to your stove and place apples on it.
3. Add sugar and 100ml water to a clean pan, and cook on medium heat for five minutes, then stir in vinegar and syrup.
4. Boil until thermometer reads 150o Celsius (or 302o Fahrenheit). Dip each apple into the toffee, and set aside onto parchment. Allow to cool before eating.