There is no doubt it’s apple season. Apples are everywhere and they are for sale for a really low price. And when it’s apple season you know it’s Caramel Apple Season too!
I got these seven teensy apples for P50 ($1.06) from Divisoria yesterday .Ooops…I think I missed the bruise on that green apple or maybe I did that bruising but I was too busy shopping to notice.
I wanted to make caramel apples for a really long time now but I was looking for something other than melting those yummy Kraft Caramel Squares and dipping crunchy apples into them. I guess, I wanted something that doesn’t sound easy..hahaha. Who am I kidding? I’ll be the first one to back out of a recipe if I find it too hard or meticulous. Reason? I don’t have the time. I just really really love cooking and blogging that I try to find even a small quantity of time to squeeze in these things in between taking care of my daughter and watching the internet café.
I stumbled upon this recipe from 101 Cookbooks and I thought, why not give it a try?
7 crunchy apples
1 c heavy cream
½ tsp sea salt
1 c honey
lollipop sticks or wooden sticks or whatever stick you like
- Since I don’t have wax paper, I used foil to line up a tray.
- Push lollipop sticks or wooden sticks into the core of the apple.
- Fill a large bowl with ice water and set aside.
- In a small pot, heat heavy cream and salt until tiny bubbles start forming, just before the simmer.
- Stir in the honey.
- Bring mixture into a boil.
- Reduce heat into simmer and cook while stirring constantly with a wooden spoon for 20-30 minutes Or until mixture reaches 255-260°F
- To stop cooking of caramel, immerse bottom of pan into ice water mixture and let it cool a bit.
- Stir until caramel thickens then dip the apple in the caramel until it’s coated.
- Now, you want your caramel to be thin enough so it can coat your apple but not runny and thick enough to stay where they coat the apple.
- Now place each coated apple onto the foil to let it cool and set.
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