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Candy Apple Recipe & Information

Recipe for candy apples...

Shown below is a commonly used recipe for candy apples.

2 - cups light brown sugar
2/3 to 1 cup - water
1 - tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2 - teaspoon lemon extract
3 - dashes of fresh cinnamon
6 to 8 apples with sticks (skewered)

Combine all ingredients except the lemon extract into a small, deep saucepan. Mix with a wooden spoon to evenly distribute the ingredients; place over medium high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Be sure that all the ingredients come to a boil and reach about 290° to 300° on your candy thermometer. Once the product has reached it's set temperature, add the lemon extract and you are ready to start dipping your apples! Be careful when dipping because the candy will be very hot.

What is a candy apple?
Candy apples are a fun treat consisting of gooey or firm candy coating. The candy coating is normally comprised of a red sugar syrup often cinnamon flavored. Once the sugar syrup recipe has been created you take a select apple of your choice, skewer it, then coat the apple with the coating. In some instances these apples are rolled in nuts or candy confections. The candy apple is the sister to the delicious gourmet caramel apple. It has been known that these types of apples are eaten on Halloween because the holiday comes in the wake of the annual apple harvest. For more information about candy apples, visit Wikipedia candy apples.

Candy Apples Rolled In Peanuts

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