Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Super-Easy Poison Apples

Don't you just love Fall?  A crisp in the air, lovely turning of the leaves; cozy sweaters in front of warm fireplaces......sigh!  

A wonderful treat this time of year is the candy apple.  If you'd like to give your candied apples an upgrade to make them wicked-cool and a hit among your guests, this is a very simple way to do so.  I hope you enjoy the post! 

You will need:

Small apples, rinsed, dried, and polished
Bulk caramel
1-2 tablespoons milk
Black food coloring
Red food coloring
Wax paper

Pour milk into your pan.  I don't have a double boiler, but my little Caphalon pan worked nicely.

Add caramels.  Melt on low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.  I used a skewer to stir.

Add drops of food coloring.  I added the red first.

Mix color until you no longer see the caramel color.  For the last step, hold the apple by the stem and slowly spoon the melted caramel over the apple.  Place on wax paper and allow to cool.

I made two red apples and three black, adding the black food coloring to the red caramel after making the red apples first.  I decided to make one unusual by first coating in red, allowing it to cool, then drizzling black over the red.  Even more macabre!  Viola!

To see these nummy treats featured in my Dark Tea Party, you may visit the post on my other blog Parsimonious Décor Darling by clicking here.

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