The Greatest Caramel Apples are lined in a candy and scrumptious do-it-yourself caramel sauce! Straightforward to make and kid-friendly.

Final 12 months, I made do-it-yourself caramel and couldn’t consider how completely scrumptious it was. Since it’s caramel apple season, I wished to attempt to make my very own caramel apples with do-it-yourself caramel. Upon getting tried one of the best caramel apples, you’ll not wish to return to retailer purchased ones. The caramel is good, wealthy and unbelievable. It takes solely about 20 minutes to make and the caramel is buttery, candy and so good.

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Homemade Caramel Apples

After visiting the apple orchard this fall, spend a little bit time making this do-it-yourself caramel for caramel apples and you can be so glad that you simply did. My daughter says to say that these are “very, very kid-friendly and scrumptious”.

Fall Caramel Apples

I’ve to say that these caramel apples are completely a deal with! I’m not claiming that they’re wholesome or something like loads of my recipes. They’re whole indulgence and typically, that’s 100% okay. One factor I did attempt was I swapped half and half for the standard heavy whipping cream and it turned out simply pretty much as good so I’d proceed to do this sooner or later.

Caramel Apples

You’ll be able to get pleasure from these apples as is like we did or dip them in nuts, a sprinkle of sea salt, sprinkles or chocolate. We like them simply with the caramel although!

Boiling sugar to make caramel

An excellent vital a part of making caramel is taking the temperature of the caramel all through the cooking course of which helps you to know when the caramel is completed cooking. I really like the Taylor Candy and Deep Fry Thermometer which clips onto my pot for making the caramel. It’s tremendous straightforward to make use of and I like that it wasn’t falling out of the small pot that I used to be utilizing. The clip is adjustable and might match a big or small pot.

Apples dipped in caramel

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Yield: 4 caramel apples 

The Greatest Caramel Apples

The Greatest Caramel Apples are lined in a candy and scrumptious do-it-yourself caramel sauce! Straightforward to make and kid-friendly.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook dinner time: quarter-hour Complete time: 20 minutes plus cooling time


  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter (1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 4 apples of choice- Honeycrisp work nicely


  1. Reduce butter into small items and add in heavy cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Warmth within the microwave for 1-2 minutes till butter has melted.
  2. In a medium sized saucepan, combine collectively the water, corn syrup and sugar rigorously so you do not splatter the sugar up the perimeters.
  3. Warmth over medium warmth till the sugar involves a boil. Cowl with a lid for 1 minute so as to add moisture to the pan to take away sugar from the perimeters.
  4. Connect a candy thermometer (**Use code MINutritionist for $10 off your Taylor thermometer or meals scale order or something at to the facet of the saucepan and cook dinner sugar till it reaches precisely 320 levels (about 5 minutes). The sugar can be mild amber coloured.
  5. Proper when the sugar is 320 levels, pour 1/6 of the butter and cream combination into the pan and stir it together with your sweet thermometer. Proceed till the entire butter and cream is combined into the sugar. It is going to be effervescent lots.
  6. The temperature will drop with the addition of the cream/butter. Proceed cooking till the temperature reaches precisely 245 levels.
  7. In the meantime, stick a skewer stick into your apples. As quickly as your caramel sauce is prepared, dip the apples into the caramel- you might have to flippantly roll the apples within the sauce. Work shortly because the caramel hardens pretty quick. 
  8. Place caramel apples on parchment paper to dry for at the very least 5 minutes.
  9. Retailer on parchment paper within the fridge for as much as 5 days.

Get pleasure from!

*Observe instructions for this recipe very rigorously to make sure that it seems accurately.

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