Christmas Divinity

Christmas Divinity

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donna clark

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@donnacl

I love the holidays and this candy has been a family favoret for years, I did change the recipe a bit for a more christmas look, and taste.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
3 doz.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 16
    hard candy peperment candy
  • 3 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2/3 c
    light corn syrup
  • 2/3 c
    water
  • 1/3 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3
    egg whites
  • ·
    red food coloring ( optional )

How to Make Christmas Divinity

Step-by-Step

  1. place the hard peperment candy in a food prosser and crush, and set aside.
  2. combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt into a sauce pan, heat stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
  3. whip down sugar crystols from side of pan as necessary with a pastry brush dipped in water.
  4. without stirring, boil syrup mixture until it reaches 265 degrees on a candy thermomether ( hard ball stage )
  5. gradually beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, then gradually beat hot syurp into egg whites, add vanilla , tent with food coloring if desired. continue beating until candy hold it's shape and add crushed peperments.
  6. drop by tablespoon onto wax paper , when firm store in air thght container.
  7. NOTE: for white didinity do not add food coloring. in place of peperment candy , you can add chopped muts, or candy cherries.
  8. TIP: have everything ready before you start as once the candy reaches 260 on the candy thermometer it will immediatley begine to harden.

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About Christmas Divinity

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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