You are here

Quick Divinity

admin's picture
Ingredients
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In saucepan mix corn syrup, sugar, salt, and water.
Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
Continue cooking, without stirring, until 248°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a firm ball.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Pour about half of syrup slowly over whites, beating constantly.
Cook remainder until 272°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms hard but not brittle threads, the soft-crack stage.
Add slowly to first mixture and beat until mixture holds its shape.
Add vanilla and nuts and drop by dessertspoonfuls onto wax paper, or spread in buttered 9-inch square pan.
When firm, cut into squares.
Makes about 1 ½ pounds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.33
Average: 4.3 (15 votes)