hot air candy

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By Ann McCue
from Side Lake, MN

Have been making this candy for years. everyone waits every christmas to get some. I saw a few recipes on the site that are the same but just a bit different so I thought I would post mine too. Hope you like it as much as I do!!

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Ingredients For hot air candy

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    dark karo syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • your favorite dipping chocolate (i use ghirardelli 2.5lb chocolate dipping bar. i always get it at sams club before the holiday season in early november)

How To Make hot air candy

  • 1
    combine sugar, karo syrup and vinegar in a heavy sauce pan on med high heat. stir until sugar is disolved then quit stiring cook until reaches 300 degrees on candy thermometer remove from heat and add baking soda Stir quickly, it will start foaming when soda is mixed in and candy is nice and foamy,(this only takes 30 seconds or so), slowly pour onto slightly buttered pan. DO NOT SPREAD you want it high so pour in one place, it will spread out slightly by itself wait a few hours for it to cool then place a knife in it and break it int desired size pieces dip in chocolate to coat and place on wax paper until set.

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