Sea Foam Candy

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

This old-fashioned candy recipe is light and airy, which is the reason it is called 'sea foam'


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Serves:

48 Pieces

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
light brown sugar
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
2
egg whites
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
broken pecan pieces (optional)
1/2 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Butter sides of a heavy 2 quart saucepan. In the pan combine sugars, corn syrup, salt, and water
Cook, stirring constantly till sugars dissolve and mixture comes to boiling.
2
Cook to hard ball stage ( 260 F ) without stirring.
Remove from heat.
Immediately beat egg whites till stiff peaks form.
3
Pour hot syrup in a thin stram over beaten egg whites, beating constantly at high speed on an electric mixer.

Add vanilla
4
Continue beating till mixture forms soft peaks and begins to lose its gloss, about 10 minutes.

Stir in nuts.
5
Let stand about 2 minutes; drop by rounded teaspoons onto waxed paper
6
Dip into hot chocolate, if desired

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom