DIVINTY CANDY (SEAFOAM) BY SALLYE

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

For the serious sweet tooth in us. Do not make on a rainy or humid day, they don't do as well. If you wish, chopped nuts can be added when syrup and eggs whites are blended


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
light karo corn syrup
1/2 c
water
1/4 tsp
salt
2 large
egg white, beaten until stiff
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
drop red or green food coloring if desired
1 c
chopped pecans or other nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

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

Stir until sugar dissolves, then quit stirring

Cook at medium heat until mixture reaches 265-270 degrees on candy thermometer

Do not stir but you can wipe the sides down back into the mixture
2
Meantime, while syrup mixture is cooking

Beat egg white in chilled bowl until stiff and set aside
3
When syrup is ready, pour into beaten egg whites, stirring vigorously all the while with a clean wooden spoon

Add vanilla and nuts while stirring

Beat until mixture just begins to harden
4
Drop by tablespoons onto parchment paper

Store in airtight container with parchment paper between layers.
5
NOTE: YOU MUST WORK QUICKLY FROM STEPS 3 TO 6 OR CANDY WILL HARDEN BEFORE YOU ARE READY.

About this Recipe

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