Nanny's Divinity

Nanny's Divinity Recipe

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Linda Hughes

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@nannyshelper

My Mama taught me to make this divinity when I was a little girl.They didn't have a candy thermometer then and it was difficult to test.All my family and friends beg for this sweet treat.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 4 dozen candies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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2 2/3 c
sugar
2/3 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
water
2
egg whites
1 tsp
vanilla
2/3 c
nuts

How to Make Nanny's Divinity

Step-by-Step

  • 1ook sugar,corn syrup and water over low heat,stirring constantly,until sugar is dissolved.Cook without stirring to 260 degrees on candy thermometer.
  • 2Beat egg whites with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • 3Continue beating while pouring hot syrup into egg whites beating constantly on medium speed.
  • 4Add vanilla.Beat until mixture holds its shape
  • 5Fold in nuts.
  • 6Drop mixture from buttered spoon onto waxed paper.Let stand at room temperature for 3 hours until candy feels dry.
  • 7Store in airtight container at room temperature.

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About Nanny's Divinity

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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