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Caramel Apples

Course: Sweets
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  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar 300g
  • 1/4 cup Water 60ml
  • 2 Tbsp Butter 28g
  • 1 tsp Fleur de sel 6g
  • 1 cup Heavy cream 240ml
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice 6ml
  • 4-6 medium apples


  • In a small saucepan, warm cream and remove from heat.
  • In a heavy bottomed saucepan combine sugar, water, and lemon juice. Cook until sugar dissolves. Boil undisturbed until a medium dark amber. Do not stir your sugar as it cooks. If spots are burning, you can tilt pan from side to side to move sugar around.
  • Carefully add the cream, and return to a boil. Add the butter in pieces and salt.
  • Stir until combined and slightly thickened. Cook until 245 F. 
  • Pour batch into a large bowl and let cool until 150 F.
  • Insert lollipop stick or chopstick into cleaned apples. Dip cleaned apples in the caramel.
  • Roll in nuts or treats.  Set aside to let cool and set.