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(2 ratings)
Recipe by
K Woolsey

My daughter took many prizes at the county fair with this recipe including "Best of Show" before she turned tweleve. This needs low humidity in the kitchen to turn out well.

(2 ratings)
yield 1 .25 pounds
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For divinity

  • 2 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
  • 2
    egg whites
  • almond or vanilla flavoring
  • chopped nuts (optional)

How To Make divinity

  • 1
    Heat sugar, corn syrup and water in a saucepan, stirring until sugar has completely dissolved and mixture begins to boil. Cook the syrup to the hard-ball stage without stirring.
  • 2
    Beat the egg whites in a large bowl until quite stiff.
  • 3
    When syrup has reached the hard ball stage SLOWLY pour over the beaten egg whites while beating. Keep beating until the mixture is no longer shiny, about 10 minutes. Divinity will be very stiff. Mix in flavoring and chopped nuts if desired. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool.

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