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Salt Water Taffy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Light corn syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine the sugar and cornstarch in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Stir in the corn syrup, water, salt, and butter.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils and the sugar is dissolved.
Continue cooking without stirring until candy thermometer reaches to 256° to 260°, or until it reaches between firm and hard ball candy stage (mixture will form a flexible ball when drizzled in cold water).
Remove from the heat After boiling has ceased, stir in vanilla.
Pour onto lightly greased pan.
Let stand until cool enough to handle. Wear gloves or grease hands with oil.
Pull the taffy with greased hands.
Cut into 1-inch pieces and wrap the candy pieces in waxed paper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1856 Calories from Fat 219

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.3%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1134.4 mg47.3%

Total Carbohydrates 425 g141.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%

Sugars 269.6 g

Protein 0.34 g0.68%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.5% Iron 1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

2 Comments

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Samina.Tapia's picture
Hi, Thanks for point out. The recipe was incomplete. I have completed it for you. Do try it.
Salt Water Taffy Recipe