Walking past Marceline’s Confectionery in Downtown Disney, I noticed a new caramel apple on display in the candy kitchen window.
It’s size was enormous compared to the other two on display, and I knew I needed to do some investigating!
On our way out, I decided to grab one to go and conquer this beast at home.
At $12.99, this apple is way expensive, but you can basically feed a whole army with it. AND this is what you will want to do because as I was paying for it, the Cast Member announced to the entire population of Marceline’s, “1400 Calorie Apple Right Here!”
I was like, “Seriously?” And the answer? “Yep.” A little disgusted with myself, I justified the situation knowing I was going to share it with my family.
The Granny Smith Apple is first dipped in caramel; it is then given a coating of peppermint (YES! PEPPERMINT) chocolate and rolled in a serious amount of red & green M&M’s. After that, it’s drizzled with white chocolate and sprinkled with sparkly sugar crystals.
The official name of this apple is literally “Specialty Holiday Caramel Apple.” A little boring right? Especially since they could call it something fun like “Peppermint Beast…”
Immediately after opening the package I had to do a public service and weigh this thing. It felt really heavy, and I was curious about the actual weight.
So, I grabbed my little scale and went for it. Any guesses? [Read more…]