The Perfect Recipe for Homemade Caramel Apples

Caramel apples are a classic treat that’s perfect for fall or any time of the year. This recipe for homemade caramel apples is easy to make and is sure to become a family favorite. Follow these simple steps and enjoy the delicious taste of homemade caramel apples.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

– 6 apples (Granny Smith or Gala)
– 1 cup of granulated sugar
– 1/2 cup of light corn syrup
– 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
– 1 cup of heavy cream
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
– Popsicle sticks

– Wash and dry the apples. Remove the stems and insert a popsicle stick into the top of each apple.
– Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
– In a medium saucepan, combine the granulated sugar, corn syrup, and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a boil.
– Slowly pour in the heavy cream while stirring constantly. Be careful, as the mixture will bubble up.
– Cook the mixture for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it reaches a temperature of 248 degrees Fahrenheit on a candy thermometer.
– Remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
– Dip each apple into the caramel mixture, twirling it around to make sure it’s coated evenly. Allow any excess caramel to drip off before placing the apple on the prepared baking sheet.
– Refrigerate the caramel apples for at least 30 minutes, or until the caramel has set.

Enjoy your delicious homemade caramel apples!

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