Red toffee apples

Beautiful bright-red Bravo Apples coated in crisp, hardened, sweet candy
Red toffee apples
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Red toffee apples
October 23, 2018
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes
Serves 12
PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
FOOD STYLING BY Mart Leisegang


12 bravo apples
800g light brown sugar
2 tsp white vinegar
½ tsp red food colouring
8 tbsp golden syrup
12 ice cream sticks


  • 1

    Wash the apples thoroughly. Insert the sticks and set aside on baking paper.

  • 2

    In a large saucepan, melt the sugar and water until all of the sugar granules are completely melted.

  • 3

    Cook for another 5 minutes on medium heat. Using a candy thermometer, cook until the sugar has reached a temperature of 140°C.

  • 4

    Add the vinegar, food colouring and golden syrup, and stir to combine.

  • 5

    Remove the toffee from the heat and let it stand for about 30 seconds until it stops bubbling. Carefully dip each apple in the toffee and place on the baking paper to set.