Tuesday 20 February 2018

Toffee apple-fondue

This simple dessert is a great way of showcasing all of the gorgeous apples that are grown in Ireland.

Take a trip to your local farmers’ market and you'll be spoilt for choice! You could also serve toasted, chopped nuts or crumbled chocolate flakes alongside the toffee sauce as different toppings. Serves 10


Selection of Irish apples, at least

1 per person

Toffee sauce:

280g light brown sugar

180g butter

370ml cream

4 tbsp golden syrup


To make the sauce, put the brown sugar, butter, cream and golden syrup into a medium saucepan over a low heat. Stir for 5 minutes, until the sugar dissolves.

Now increase the heat and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Set aside. Just before serving, core the apples and cut into thick slices. Mix the different apples slices together on a platter and serve with the toffee sauce in a bowl.

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