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Kaju Apple Recipe

Super cute apple cashew sweet. These not only looks super adorable but taste so delicious that you cannot stop with just one.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Sweets
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10 apples


  • Cashewnuts - 1 cup
  • Sugar - ½ cup
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Red Food Colour
  • Cloves as needed
  • Ghee as needed


  • Take cashews in a blender and powder it. Dont over run the blender else it will get into a paste like.
  • Heat a heavy bottom pan on medium heat. Add sugar and water to it. Mix well will a spoon.
  • Bring that to a boil and simmer them for 5-8 mins till they form one string consistency.
  • To check that take few drops of sugar syrup between your fingers and it should form a string when your press between them(check image). Or you can add few drops of sugar syrup in a bowl of cold water, the sugar syrup wont get dissolved. Or you can take the sugar syrup in a spoon and invert them, the last drop falling from the spoon forms a string like consistency.
  • Once the sugar has reached this consistency. Add the cashew powder to it and mix well.
  • Mix them for 3-4 mins till the mixture leaves the sides and form a sticky dough.
  • Transferred that to a ghee greased plate and let them cool for 5 mins.
  • Now grease your hands too and knead them till they get into a smooth ball.
  • Add few drops of milk if they are too firm.
  • Take the dough and take a small portion of dough. Roll it into a smooth ball.
  • Now take red food colour in a bowl, add few drops of water. Use a paint brush to paint all over the apples.
  • Stick a clove in the center.
  • Let it set for few mins.
  • Serve
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