Nanny's Divinity

Nanny's Divinity Recipe

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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


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2 2/3 c
2/3 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
egg whites
1 tsp
2/3 c

How to Make Nanny's Divinity


  • 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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