AMAZING DIY: Mini Caramel Apples

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I thought the mini caramel apples mentioned on Party Perfect were a fabulous idea for any Fall party. They're exactly like the real deal, only smaller (and with a higher caramel to apple ratio, yum)! Here's a helpful recipe and tutorial from Sakurako Kitsu [original by Cat Cora].


1) Wash and peel a large, fairly tart apple like Granny Smith. Using a melon baller, extract balls of apple. A large apple will yield about 6 balls (plus scraps for you to snack on). Place in a bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice.

2) Prepare a dipping station. You can use mini cupcake papers (as shown above) and lollipop sticks. In addition to a bowl of warmed caramel apple dip, you may want to add chopped nuts, m&ms or sprinkles.

3) Carefully spear each ball of apple through the ROUND end (not the part with the skin). Keep the flat end on the bottom, so they stand upright. Using a paper towel, blot off the excess lemon juice. This is important- if the apple has too much juice left on it, the caramel won't stick.

4) Dip the apple in the caramel, using a twirling motion to coat it evenly.

5) Transfer the apple to the nuts and roll, using a gentler twirling motion.

6) Stand the apples upright in the cups and let them chill in the fridge to solidify.


*** I found this on http://blog.finestationery.com/2008/09/mini-caramel-apples.html


 


 


WOW! this would be great for a fall fair...hmmm, what a great idea. just the right size!


 


I love this...looks like a fun thing to do with my grandkids!


 


here are some mini pie pops i posted earlier too


http://www.projectwedding.com/post/list/diy-pie-favors


 


awesome!  i may have to blog this in my next entry =)


 

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Last Updated: January 16, 2014 at 6:22 pm
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