Chocolate Apples

This is an adaptation of Toffee Apples. You’ll need

  • 3 medium size Apples, Peeled, cored, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 egg + 1 cup of plain flour + 1/2 cup cold water, beaten into a smooth batter
  • 300gms bar of cooking chocolate
  • Oil for frying

Phase 1: The apples

  1. Heat the oil
  2. Dip the pieces of apple in the batter
  3. Fry till golden
  4. Drain on paper towels and set aside
  5. Repeat until all the apples are used

Phase 2: The Chocolate

  1. Break the chocolate into small pieces
  2. Put into a small steel or heat proof glass bowl
  3. Put the bowl into a large sauce pan with water in it
  4. Put the sauce pan on the fire, till the water boils, then reduce heat to simmer
  5. Stir chocolate till it melts and turns smooth
  6. Add fine sugar to it if you wish to sweeten further

Phase 3: Apples + Chocolate = Chocolate Apples

  1. Bring out the batter fried apples
  2. Dip into the melted chocolate and place on butter paper
  3. Serve when chocolate is solid.

The chocolate coated apples can be rolled in a mixture of chopped nuts if you like. You can also substitute chocolate for caramel and dip into cold water when coated to quickly solidify.

– Sid