DIVINITY CANDY (SEAFOAM) - SALLYE

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By
@grandedame

A serious candy for the sweet tooth in us. A holiday tradition in our family.


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
water
1/4 tsp
salt
2 large
egg whites, beaten until stiff
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place sugar, syrup, water and salt in heavy saucepan (I use my cast iron skillet)

Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring just until sugar dissolves.

THEN QUIT STIRRING
2
Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer registers 265-270 degrees

You can wipe down the sides of pan back into mixture but do not stir
3
In the meantime....

Beat egg whites until stiff in a large mixing bowl and set aside
4
When syrup mixture reaches correct temperature, immediately remove from heat

Pour into egg whites, stirring vigorously all the while,

Add vanilla and nuts

Stir until mixture loses it glossiness and begins to harden

NOTE: THIS IS A RECIPE WHERE YOU HAVE TO WORK QUICKLY AT THIS STAGE OR CANDY WILL GET TOO HARD BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
5
Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed or parchment paper

Can be stored in airtight container with paper between layers

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American