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Bill Yosses’ Candied Apples recipe

Enjoy the delicious combination of sweetand crunchy when you bite into these glossy coated red apples.

Recipe: Bill Yosses’ CandiedApples

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

  • Prepare apples by washing and drying eachapple and sticking Popsicle stick or dowel vertically into thetop of the apple, at the stem. Grease a piece of wax paper andset aside.
  • 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 gentlyswirling the saucepan contents together. Remove from heat andavoid stirring the liquid.
  • Wear rubber gloves when dipping the applesto avoid sugar burns. Hold onto the Popsicle stick, dip the appleinto cooked SPLENDA® Sugar Blend syrup tilting pot if necessaryto coat the sides of the apple. Do not touch the hot syrup.
  • Hold apple by the stick above sugar mixtureuntil it stops dripping and then place on greased waxed paperto cool until hardened. They should be served within severalhours. They may become sticky in humid weather.

    Makes 6 candied apples.
    Prep Time: 20 Minutes
    Cook Time: 20 Minutes

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

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1candied 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 fordiabetics. For more information regarding this product, pleasecall 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at

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    This recipe uses black currant syrup, the type used to flavor drinks, to give the candied apples a beautiful red candy coating.

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