Nanny's Divinity

Nanny's Divinity

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Linda Hughes


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

Makes about 4 dozen candies
20 Min
30 Min


How to Make Nanny's Divinity


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