9.24.2010

~ fall on a stick ~

I adore these candied lady apples...
Dessert
Don't they look delicious?  I adore lady apples for a couple of reasons.  First, they are truly an heirloom - of all the known apple varieties, the lady apple is apparently the oldest; and second, their small size!  It is their small size that makes them perfect for either a sweet treat at a fete, or as favors for your guests to take home and enjoy. 

If used as a favor, I would attach a little tag with a reference that they are an heirloom...the first of many that the two of you hope to pass down!  Cute, no? 

Here is the recipe (from cannelle et vanille):

~ Candied Lady Apples ~
adapted from Martha Stewart

2 cups sugar
1 cup water
3/4 cup corn syrup
10 lady apples

Remove the stems from the apples and insert a wooden skewer in each one.
Mix the sugar, water and corn syrup in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook to a very light caramel (barely any color) to about 315F. 

~ Ciao

...image and recipe via cannelle et vanille

4 comments:

  1. miss...i'll take all 4 thank you!! have a wonderful weekend!!

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  2. We actually just made hanging tags for a client who is doing candy apples as her place cards/favors!
    And her colors are teal and red !
    love it!

    -Elizabeth

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  3. I used to love these as a kid... now I'm not so sure I'd want to put my teeth through it but they sure look mighty sweet!

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