In this post: How how to have an apple tasting party this fall to decide once and for all which type of apple is your very favorite!
With so many different types of apples, an apple-tasting party is a fun way to figure out which type of apple you like the very best.
HOW TO HOST AN ADORABLE APPLE PARTY
A few years ago we threw an Apple Tasting Party and it was so much fun!
I usually buy whatever apples are on sale, so this Fall party idea gave us the perfect excuse to try all the different apple varieties! (Hint...some are better than others.)
Related: 8 Tips to Create a Caramel Apple Bar
HOW TO DO AN APPLE TASTE TEST
So are you ready to have an apple-tasting party so you can figure out which kind is your favorite?
Apple-tasting will be such a fun activity for a fall party with your friends or family. Here's how to do it:
- Select a variety of apples to try out. (See below for some fun apple facts!)
- Make the best caramel apple dip to dip the apples in.
- Label each apple so that everyone knows what they are tasting. (Or do a blind taste test!)
- Vote on your favorite apple.
- Play apple-themed games and enjoy other apple foods.
HOW MANY TYPES OF APPLES ARE THERE?
Believe it or not, there are 7,500 types of apples and 2,500 of those apple varieties are grown in the USA.
You certainly won't find this many options at your grocery store. So for your apple party, select 5-10 types of apples.
Top 10 Types Of Apples
Here are the 10 most popular apple varieties in the United States:
- Honeycrisp Apples
- Pink Lady
- Granny Smith
- Red Delicious
- Golden Delicious
Your local grocery store should have a few different options at least. If you live by an apple-picking farm, you could also get some fresh apples there.
THE BEST CARAMEL APPLE DIP
Apples and caramel go together like bread and butter. So you will definitely want to have some caramel to dip all those apples in!
Whip up a batch of this easy and yummy caramel apple dip for your apple party!
This dip stays soft without reheating for weeks, making it perfect for your party and beyond.
APPLE PARTY SUPPLIES
The great news about this apple party is that you won't need a ton of party supplies for it! Get some disposable trays or cups like the ones below. This will make for easy clean-up!
CARAMEL APPLE TOPPINGS
The caramel is good enough by itself, but you could also set out some caramel apple bar toppings.
Caramel Apple Bar toppings ideas:
- cinnamon chips
- toffee bits
- chocolate chips
- cinnamon sugar
APPLE PARTY GAMES
Play Apples to Apples at your apple-tasting party! It's one of our favorite group games and it fits right into your Fall party theme.
MORE APPLE-THEMED FOOD IDEAS
If you want to go all out with the apple theme, here's more more apple-themed food ideas you could serve at your apple taste test party.
- Slow cooker applesauce
- Apple juice
- Apple Beer (non-alcoholic)
- Adorable Apple Cupcakes