Set to medium-high heat and attach a candy thermometer. Then they candied those. YAY FOR HARD CANDY APPLES, not to mention how beautiful they are!!! how awesome are these??! These are beautiful!! Hi Kyndra! I would think, dip them in say white chocolate first, then once hard dip them in the Candy coating? The instructions on the bag call for the entire bag (15 oz)of Candy Apple Magic plus a 5 pound bag of sugar and a pint of water. Thanks a bunch! I couldn’t find white food coloring in any store. I had to order my white food coloring because we don’t have a hobby store( Hobby Lobby sells it). I just don’t know if there’s a way to prevent them… sorry :-/. Any suggestions for me?? These are so neat looking. OMG, these are so gorgeous, almost too pretty to eat! Are you able to wrap these in cellophane when they get hard? They did not have any gel left so I decided to purchase the colored icing in a tube, and cross my fingers that it would work. I used Americolor Gel Colors– I’m not sure the liquid food coloring found at the grocery store would work as well. I haven’t ever made them in anything else, so I’m not sure how that would change things. I was wondering though, if i could slice them and dip them in the colour, and have bite size candied apples? Her work has been featured in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Cakes Decor, Pretty Witty Cakes Magazine, Huffington Post and Cake Geek Magazine. What i want to do is this This was my first time ever making candy apples and II made this recipe yesterday in neon green. You can find the link to it on the original post here: https://rosebakes.com/construction-dump-truck-birthday-cake-smash-party-cupcakes-tower-cookies-candy-apples-road-signs/. Yay!! plus 1-2 tsp. , morning woke – list hot pink orange candy apples. My question is will they have the same taste as the traditional red apples since vanilla extract will be used in recipe? I recently saw a recipe where someone used a melon baller to cut smaller “apples” out of a large apple. In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugar, water and corn syrup. Surprisingly Jello worked well with another candy apple recipe. If you try it, let us know how it turns out! maybe with your stove you may need to go to a higher temp! Maybe a practice run? Any ideas? wen i made mine they were thick and sticky and not really hard like the original red aplples they were like taffy. I’ve never done it before, but you might try this: http://www.tasteofhome.com/cooking-tips/pantry-pointers/substitute-for-corn-syrup. I know you can buy edible body paint that is ‘glow in the dark’. Place on a waxed paper-lined. What do you do? I really love how beautiful your apples came out. I’m doing my cousins wedding and I want to make her a candy bar. Thanks in advance. I usually just wash them with very warm water and a soft cloth. I’d do a practice run and just use the white coloring – but I’m not sure they’d be pure white. I grew up eating the red candy apples and only realized a few years ago that not everyone did. certainly, fit the bill. I did not want to use chocolate wafers for the color effect. I turned the overhead vent on over my stove and then on my candy thermometer when it got to soft crack I turned the heat on the stove to between 2-3. How did you come up with those amounts? I dipped 6-8 medium Granny Smith apples and I only had one that had bubbles and that was the first one I dipped. My daughter is turning 3 and wants a “Purple Tinker Bell Party”. This recipe worked out AWESOME!!!! In the pot was i supposed to pour the whole bag or somE? I have yet to make candy apples. so im helping out at a baby shower and I was wondering if what you said about the candies being hard can be fixed. It never really got higher than 220, but my white slowly started turning to off white, then tan now the burnt sugar smell is happening and I know the recipe is ruined . Make sure to dip right away (quickly) while the candy sugar is very very hot so you get a more thin shell, which makes them easier to bite into later. I made my first batch lasnight(usin this recipe) & the candy was a lil bitter tastin..is that normal from the food coloring? That’s the only thing that comes to mind. I am all about eye candy and these brightly colored candy apples from Rose Bakes And You Can Too! Be sure your apples are clean and dry before dipping. I think the red candy apples might be a semi regional thing. Please feel free to like my facebook and see what i have been up too! But I’m a baker and the recipe seemed simple enough so I thought why not!? Great idea for my baby hello kitty party… I will be doing pink and green. I have one question. I did not refrigerate them. Yesterday was my first time ever making candy apples and I made this recipe in neon green. of white coloring necessary for the black apples also? I heard geletin but that could be wrong is it ? You absolutely have to work FAST or the candy starts to thicken and harden! They were hard to wrap and I wasn’t able to dip as many as the recipe indicated! This might work if you’re making red (on red apples), green (on green apples) or black apples, but for every other color, not so much. please please let me know! I can’t wait to try these!! I love the bright colors, thanks for sharing the how to! I just got done making a batch of orange candy apples. I have followed your instructions to the tee. Try mixing the white in before you begin to boil. The apples pictured in the photo, are they turquoise or light blue? It does crack but I’ve never had it all fall off! I tried again used the entire bag 2 full cups of sugar and 1 pint of water and it is still just a soupy mess. 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