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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.

What are toffee apples made of?

Toffee apples are the perfect treat for Guy Fawkes night, or for Halloween. Juicy apples are dipped into the sugar syrup and allowed to set. You can even add chocolate sprinkles at this stage too before your delicious toffee apple has set.

If you enjoyed our toffee apples recipe, try out our witches hat cupcakes.

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 Silver Spoon Golden Syrup
    • 30g Butter (unsalted)

Nutritional Information

per 134g
  • 259cal Energy
  • 4g Fat
  • 2.3g of which Saturates
  • 55g Carbohydrates
  • 55g of which Sugars
  • 0.6g Protein
  • 0.06g Salt

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