How to Make Caramel Apples
One of Americas favorite treats for the fall and Halloween time are Caramel Apples. They are simple to make and can be specified to just what you like. You get to pick the kind of candy you want on your apple, everyone can pick their own and you will not have to worry about it a person will like the same kind as you. These tasty apples are known as caramel apples here in North America, but outside of North America they are known as toffee apples. These apples have been around for more than 50 years and have been made many different ways. There are so many variations now that many people do not even know how they first came about.
Here is a little about the history of caramel apples and how they became so popular. They were first originated in the 1950’s by a man named Dan Walker. Who at the time was working as a sales representative for Kraft Foods Company, they were famous for their little square caramels. They started putting the recipe for making caramel apples on the back of their caramel wrappers because it was so perfect for these kinds of apples. (They are the perfect little snack during the fall time.) In 1960 the first caramel apple machine was invented and patented by Vito Raimondi along with the help of his Uncle William. (Linda, 2010)
Vito and William own the largest company that still to this day makes the equipment for these mass producing caramel apple machines. It is located in Chicago, Illinois, where it was first built. Vito and Uncle William own and operate this company. (Linda, 2010). Although making these apples by hand with your family is the best way to get your family into the holiday spirit, sometimes it is necessary to just buy the apples and that is when these machines come in handy. There are many stores and shops that sell these delicious apples that it is necessary for them to have the equipment that makes it faster and easier to mass produce the apples, yet still taste the same as if you were to hand...