PINK CANDY APPLE RECIPE

pink-candied-apple-recipe-9Paint the town pink! Or, as a matter of fact…let’s just make everything pink?!  I am only half kidding.  But in all seriousness, I feel like a celebration is in order since BFFF was just nominated for Bloglovin’s 2016 Best Entertaining Blog Award– Please scroll to the bottom and vote if you feel I deserve it! ;)  Okay so earlier, you may have seen me doing Karaoke on Instagram using a sprinkled pink candy apple as my microphone.  That recipe was a total flop so I tried something a little different.

Even though candy apples can be amazingly delicious, they can also look a bit basic, wouldn’t you agree?  One of my favorite creative strategies is taking something boring or basic and pumping up the party by making it just a little bit brighter. If you’ve been following me on Snapchat (@BF4Frosting)  you may have seen a few sneak peeks.  Here is my latest favorite creation that made the cut by being both pretty and delicious! It’s amazing how these generic apples can be totally transformed into fun, chic, AND tasty candy apples. You heard right, these are totally ready to bite in to!

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If you’re not a big fan of pink, rest assured, the sky’s the limit in terms of color choices. Channel your inner Pantone genius and dip them in your favorite color of choice – blue, teal, purple…heck, maybe even gold!

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chic-pink-candied-apple-diyWhen I initially created this recipe, I tried a traditional-style candy apple recipe. They were SO hard to bite into, so I had to re-transform the recipe and color white chocolate to give it the perfect bite. If I had stuck with the regular candied apple, it would have been impossible to eat. Unless they were meant as a Halloween prank and someone wanted to lose a tooth. ;) Just kidding! No way jose!

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MATERIALS

  • Granny Smith Apples
  • White Chocolate Candy Coating or white chocolate almond bark squares
  • 1-2 teaspoons of oil based coloring in your desired color (Note: Oil based does not change the consistency of white chocolate as other colors will change it)
  • wax paper
  • Baking sheet
  • Medium-Large Pot or a microwavable bowl
  • Skewers

Instructions:

  1. Melt chocolate by using your stove or microwave. Make sure chocolate is fully melted.
  2. Add desired colors to melted chocolate.
  3. Tilting the pot, roll skewered apples in melted white chocolate until it’s fully covered.  I like to use a spoon to help make sure the apples are fully covered.
  4. After you coat your apple, slide the apple on the side of the bowl to remove any excess chocolate.
  5. Place on baking sheet covered in wax paper.
CREDITS

Photography for Best Friends For Frosting by Andy Johnson

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