Recipe: Little Goblins’ Toffee Apples

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Apples for halloween follow the tradition of the centuries old halloween game of trying to catch apples with your teeth from a barrel of water.Toffee apples appeared later at halloween fairs


  • 10 apples, small
  • 8 oz. (225g) black treacle (molasses)
  • 4 oz. (125g) butter
  • 16oz. (450g) brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Thoroughly wash the apples then dry with kitchen paper
    2. Insert a wooden stick in each, downwards through the core, to act as handles
    3. Put the butter, treacle, sugar and vinegar in a pan, mix together and bring to the boil for about 20 minutes
    4. Quickly dip the apples in the hot mixture and then place on a rack to set

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