Snow White's Seven Dwarf Toffee Apples
Toffee apples are a sticky treat - and with more fruit than toffee, they're a relatively healthier way to give your child a holiday treat. They're fun to make and nice to eat, in summer or winter! They're a real fairytale treat.


1 tin (425g) Goldcrest baby apples with stem
1 cup (250ml) Sugar
¼ cup (60ml) Water
¼ tsp Red food colouring
pinch Cream of Tartar


  1. Drain the apples and pat dry using kitchen paper. Set aside.
  2. Dissolve the sugar and water over medium heat in a medium heavy-based saucepan. Once dissolved stop stirring. Add food colouring and cream of tartar and stir one last time. Use a wet pastry brush to brush any sugar crystals from the side of the saucepan.
  3. Increase heat and boil syrup for 25 minutes or until hard boil stage (150°C on a candy thermometer). Be very careful not to burn the syrup. As soon as you reach hard ball stage, take syrup from heat immediately.
  4. Carefully hold each apple by the stem and dip into syrup. Let any excess drain off and place toffee apple on greased wax paper of a silicone mat to cool.

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