Simple Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Recipe

Simple Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Recipe
Thanks to Chocoley for sending us samples to make these simple Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Recipe.  You won’t be buying gourmet apples for $10 a pop any longer.  These were better than what you can get at a store.
 
how to make gourmet caramel apples
 
OMG if you make your caramel apples with those caramels that come in little wrapped squares you are missing out.  I am not just saying that because we are reviewing a product but because not only is it uber easy to make caramel apples but they taste AMAZING.

What are the best apples for caramel?

I think red apples are best for candying: gala, fuji, cameo, pink lady, Jonathans. For caramel apples, the Granny Smith is the ultimate in my book, but Golden Delicious and Jonagold work well if tartness isn’t your thing. 

 

Best Caramel for Apples

 
We used two products from Chocoley to make these gourmet apples.  A tub of our Chocoley Caramel and then we kicked them up a notch with Bada Bing Bada Boom Candy and Molding chocolate in milk and dark chocolate flavors. 
 
 

how to make gourmet caramel apples

How to Make Gourmet Caramel Apples at Home

Caramel for Apple Dipping

  1. Wash & dry the apples, making sure to remove any wax and remove the stems.
  2. Insert the caramel apple sticks into the apples. If juice drips from apple, wipe dry.
  3. Melt the Chocoley Caramel on low heat until it reaches 170° F. You can use a microwave, on low heat for short periods being very careful not to overheat.
  4. Dip each apple into the melted caramel.caramel for apples
  5. Set on a greased cookie sheet in the fridge to cool (about 15 min).

 

caramel for apples

Melt chocolate according to instructions that came with your Chocoley chocolate.  We melted ours in candy piping bags.

caramel for apples

Once the Caramel has cooled & hardened, you can dip the apples in your chocolate, covering the caramel with as much chocolate as desired or simply piping the chocolate over the caramel. 

 

 

how to make gourmet caramel apples at home

Our Exchange student added some candy before the chocolate set. 

WORK QUICKLY AND IN SMALL BATCHES!

If drizzle or piped lines are desired: After the chocolate has set, melt the chocolate you want to drizzle or pipe over your apple. Remove apples from the fridge, add chocolate drizzle or piping, and return to the fridge to set.how to make gourmet caramel apples

(If you want multiple flavors of drizzle or piping like in the photo, ideally let the chocolate set in between drizzling each flavor).

Seal in an airtight container until ready to serve. Store at room temperature in low humidity.

how to make gourmet caramel apples

 

Simple Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Recipe

Simple Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Recipe

Yield: 6 Apples
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: $3

Materials

  • Caramel
  • Chocolate for Molding

Tools

  • Candy Piping Bags
  • Wax Paper
  • Caramel Apple Sticks

Instructions

If drizzle or piped lines are desired: After the chocolate has set, melt the chocolate you want to drizzle or pipe over your apple. Remove apples from the fridge, add chocolate drizzle or piping, and return to the fridge to set.

(If you want multiple flavors of drizzle or piping like in the photo, ideally let the chocolate set in between drizzling each flavor).

Seal in an airtight container until ready to serve. Store at room temperature in low humidity.

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