Wicked-Good Food Ideas to Give You Halloween Punches in 2020
Are you going to throw a Halloween party for your near and dear ones this year?
Halloween parties are so incomplete with delicious foods.
For your convenience’s sake we’re going to throw light on some easy peasy food recipes that you’ll definitely need for a spooky Halloween party at your place in 2020. Let’s begin!
As the name goes, caramel apples are apples made with deep, rich caramel. This United States originated food item is also known as Toffee Apples.
Let’s take a look at the ingredients required. These are:
½ cup heavy cream
6 medium crisp apples - such as Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, or Pink Lady)
2 cups of sugar
2 tablespoon butter (unsalted)
¼ cup corn syrup (light)
½ teaspoon pure vanilla essence
Nonstick cooking spray
Here’s the main part - the preparation.
To prepare caramel apples, pour water into a small saucepan kept over medium-high flame. Add corn syrup and sugar to it.
Stir a few times. Then bring the sugar syrup to boil. Attach a candy thermometer for temperature tracking.
Keep cooking till the syrup becomes deep amber.
When the thermometer is at 375 degrees F switch off the oven.
Now gently pour the cream and whisk the mixture.
Add butter, vanilla essence, and a little salt. Stir till the mixture becomes smooth.
Our second method begins with piercing the apples through stems of candy apple sticks. Align a parchment baking sheet and spray non-stick cooking spray on it.
At 190 degrees F temperature dip an apple with the stick and coat completely. Let extra caramel drip off.
Allow 1 hour cooling before serving.
Caramel or nuts, apples
The soul cake or soul mass-cake originated from the UK is another perfect food item for Halloween which is also known as All Souls’ Day. Let’s check out its preparation, ingredients required, and specialty.
The ingredients required are to cook soul cake are:
¾ cup plus 1 tbsp butter
1 cup caster sugar
3 egg yolks
3 cups self-raising flour
2 tsp mixed spice
Few grated nutmegs
100 ml of milk
⅔ cup dried currants plus handful (for decoration)
Turbinado sugar (for decoration)
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
Align several baking sheets with parchment.
Cream the sugar and butter together until fluffy and light and keep aside.
Then beat up the egg yolks.
Prepare a mixture with the flour, nutmeg, and spices. Add it to the creamed mixture.
Also, pour some milk to make the dough soft.
Roll the dough with a lightly floured pin. Make sure the thickness remains within ⅓ inch.
Using a 3 inch round biscuit cutter cut into rounds.
After that mark a cross with a dull knife on the top side of each round biscuit. Into those crosses push currants.
Sprinkle a bit of turbinado sugar and place the biscuits on the baking trays.
Allow 10 to 15 minutes for baking until golden brown and puffed. Then scoop off to cool entirely.
Remember, you should store the soul cakes in an airtight container to keep them dry and fresh.
Traditional English food
Do you want to make your Halloween special?
Cook these easy-peasy homemade recipes for trick-or-treating.
And have a Happy Halloween!