How to Make Perfect Divintity
- Combine sugar, syrup, water and salt; stir until sugar dissolves. Heat to boiling. Cover and boil for 2 minutes.
- Uncover and cook to softball stage or to 238 degrees.
- Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
- Slowly, pour syrup over egg whites, beating constantly using electric mixer. Beat until candy is cool and holds shape.
- Add vanilla and nuts.
- Drop quickly by teaspoons onto waxed paper.