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Classic Divinity

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), candied
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in a 2-quart oven-proof glass mixing bowl/pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 6 minutes at HIGH, or until sugar is dissolved. Continue cooking to hard-ball stage (5 to 6 minutes at HIGH); stir occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, beat egg whites until stiff, not dry, peaks form.
3. Pour syrup over egg whites in a thin stream, beating constantly. Continue beating until creamy (15 to 20 minutes). Mix in nuts, cherries and vanilla extract. Turn into a buttered 11 x 7-inch pan. Cut into squares when firm.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2830 Calories from Fat 543

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.6%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 585.4 mg24.4%

Total Carbohydrates 578 g192.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 471.8 g

Protein 31 g62.2%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 19.7%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Divinity Recipe