A big thank you to Urban Accents for providing their Spooktacular Halloween Party line to try for myself & for one to giveaway to a lucky reader. All opinions expressed below are my own.
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I have to admit that for years the thought of trying to make homemade caramel apples at home sort of scared me. Fresh apples covered in gooey caramel seems easy enough, but it is the actual caramel making part of it that left me hesitant. I am sort of candy making challenged. ;) So when Urban Accents reached out to me to try their new Scary Salted Caramel Apple Kit, I was all for it. A kit that took most of the caramel apple making guesswork out of the equation? Yes, please! Sign me up.
It just so happens that I have a lot of apples from our apple picking adventure weekend before last that I need to put to tasty use soon, so I set to work right away whipping up these easy and delicious salted caramel apples. The kit includes the caramel mix, the wooden sticks, and sea salt for sprinkling. You just need to pick up a few ingredients from the grocery store to make these Scary Salted Caramel Apples happen in your kitchen...
Scary Salted Caramel Apples
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10-15 minutes
Ingredients (Serves 6)
- Urban Accents Scary Salted Caramel Apple Kit includes: 6 wooden sticks, caramel mix & sea salt sprinkle
- 6 apples
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 3/4 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
- 1 Tbsp melted butter or cooking spray, for parchment
- candy thermometer
Line a baking sheet with parchment; lightly brush parchment with melted butter or coat with cooking spray. Fit a heavy-bottomed saucepan with a candy thermometer. Insert a wooden stick into the stem of each apple, pushing halfway down into apple.
Over high heat, cook caramel mix with cream, corn syrup and unsalted butter. Stir constantly and bring to 280°F. Remove from heat and carefully stir in water. While the caramel is hot, dip and turn apples in the caramel. Sprinkle with salt sprinkle. Arrange apples on parchment and let cool. Store in refrigerator. Let come to room temperature before serving.
Recipe courtesy of Urban Accents.
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If you don't own a candy thermometer, be sure to pick one up before beginning this little fall culinary project. Bringing the caramel to the required temperature is a must to ensure that the caramel turns out perfectly- not too runny and not too hard. I love this digital candy thermometer that I found on Amazon. :)
These Scary Salted Caramel Apples turned out to not be so scary after all! They were simple to make and tasty too. A perfect sweet treat for a fall get-together or a Halloween party.
And now how about a fun little giveaway just in time for your Halloween celebrations? Urban Accents wants to give one of my lucky readers a Spooktacular Halloween Party prize package complete with the Scary Salted Caramel Apple Kit, the Black & Spooky Candy Apple Kit, the Demon Dust Sweet Black Rimming Sugar, and the Grim Green Apple Halloween Punch Mix. Check out the entire Spooktacular Halloween line by clicking HERE, and be sure to use the Rafflecopter below to get entered! Hurry- this is a quick one so that we can ensure that Urban Accents can get the prize pack sent out to the winner in time for Halloween weekend! :)a Rafflecopter giveaway