Recipes,  Sweet Stuff

Obsidian Poison Toffee Apples

Obsidian Poison Toffee Apples

Happy Halloween! Do you dare to take a bite from these Obsidian Poison Toffee Apples?

The vibrancy of these red fleshed kissabel apples really WILL make you want to take a bite! Juicy, sweet, and with the right amount of tartness, when paired with this dark obsidian toffee coating, they create the perfect poison apple illusion for your halloween table.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time15 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Ready in1 Hour
  • Makes4

Ingredients

  • 4 Kissabel Apples
  • 200gms castor sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Golden Syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon of Red Dye Gel
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Dye Gel
  • 50MLs Water

Additional

  • 4 wooden Sticks or Washed Twigs solid enough to firmly hold the apples with. 

Method

1

Wash and thoroughly dry the apples. Insert sticks of your choice into the tops of the apple cores. Make sure they are firmly holding the apple.

2

Add the sugar and water to a heavy based saucepan and heat on low heat until the sugar is fully dissolved.

3

Add the vinegar and golden syrup and cook on a low to medium heat until reaching a ‘hard crack’ temperature of 150degrees celsius.

Note: You can also test the toffee by dropping a small amount in cold water. It will harden instantly and crack when ready. If still soft, continue heating.

4

Turn off the heat when ready, and stir through the red and black dyes

5

Work quickly to dip the apples into the hot toffee and place on a silicon baking sheet till set. Be sure the apples are fully cooled and set before eating.

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