Recipe: Bombs on Sticks Toffee Apples

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Scrumptious, crunchy toffee apples for the young and young at heart


  • 8 small apples, washed and stalks removed
  • 8 fl. oz. (225ml.) water
  • 1 lb. (450g) sugar
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Put the sugar and water into a microwave bowl and cook on Full power for 5 minutes
    2. Stir until sugar has dissolved then continue cooking on Full power until golden, about 17-20 minutes
    3. Meanwhile insert a 5-6 inch length of dowelling into each apple
    4. Remove toffee from microwave and stand for 2 minutes
    5. Dip the apples in the toffee mixture, using a spoon to cover the whole of the apples
    6. Hold the apples over the bowl to drain then stand on greaseproof paper to harden

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