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Toffee Apples

Quick and easy

2 Reviews

About the bake

Fun to make and share.  Why not get creative and decorate with chocolate sprinkles or decorations to personalise your toffee apples.

19Prep Time


  1. Step 1:

    Prepare the apples by cutting out a small hole in the top and attaching a stick. Lightly grease a baking sheet for placing the coated apples on.

  2. Step 2:

    Dissolve the sugar in the water over a moderate heat. When it has dissolved, stir in the vinegar, syrup and butter.

  3. Step 3:

    Bring to the boil and cook until it reaches a hard crack stage. This should take about 10 minutes. To test this drop a small amount in a glass of cold water. If it is ready a blob of toffee will form which is slightly stretchy but breaks with pressure. If using a thermometer, a hard crack should be between 146 - 155 degrees C.

  4. Step 4:

    Dip each apple into the toffee turning it to completely cover the apple.

  5. Step 5:

    Leave the apples on the prepared tray. Wrap in cellophane for gifting.


    • 7 Apple(s)
    • 265g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 130ml Water
    • 0.5 tsp White wine vinegar
    • 2 tbsp Golden syrup
    • 30g Butter (unsalted)

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