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Bill Yosses' Candied Apples

No recipe image available.Enjoy the delicious combination of sweet and crunchy when you bite into these glossy, glazed red apples.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 medium red apples
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups Splenda® Sugar Blend
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup corn syrup
6 drops red food coloring

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare apples by washing and drying each apple and sticking Popsicle stick or dowel vertically into the top of the apple, at the stem. Grease a piece of wax paper and set aside.
  2. Boil water, Splenda® Sugar Blend, lemon juice, honey and corn syrup to 295°F to 300°F (150°C) using a candy thermometer. When syrup reaches peak temperature, add food coloring and set aside for 20 seconds. Mix by gently swirling the saucepan contents together. Remove from heat and avoid stirring the liquid.
  3. Wear rubber gloves when dipping the apples to avoid sugar burns. Hold onto the Popsicle stick, dip the apple into cooked Splenda® Sugar Blend syrup tilting pot if necessary to coat the sides of the apple. Do not touch the hot syrup.
  4. Hold apple by the stick above sugar mixture until it stops dripping and then place on greased waxed paper to cool until hardened. They should be served within several hours. They may become sticky in humid weather.

Makes 6 candied apples.

Note: For this recipe, you will need a heavy bottom saucepan, waxed paper, and either candied apple dowels, or ice cream sticks from a candy making supply store. This recipe includes extra syrup to aid in rolling the candy over the apples. The extra candy can be discarded by immersing the cooled pot of candy coating into a sink filled with warm water.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 candied apple): Calories 500 | Calories from Fat 0 | Fat 0.5g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 35mg | Carbohydrates 112g | Fiber 4g | Sugars 100g | Protein 0g.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.