old fashioned sponge candy (seafoam)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is very addictive. A perfect treat that melts in your mouth.MMMMMM...

serves 9x13-inch panfull
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned sponge candy (seafoam)

  • 1 c
    granulated sugar, or brown sugar
  • 1 c
    dark corn syrup (i use karo)
  • 1 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda you can use 2 teaspoons of baking soda,if desired
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How To Make old fashioned sponge candy (seafoam)

  • 1
    Combine sugar,syrup and vinegar in a large deep saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Then continue cooking WITHOUT stirring until 300^ on candy thermometer. Remove quickly and stir in soda(it will foam up high), mix well and pour right away into a buttered 9x13-inch baking pan. DO NOT SPREAD OUT, AIR WILL BE DEFLATED and candy will stick to teeth...When cool; break into pieces. --- Note: If you desire you can spread 1 cup of chocolate chips, white chips, butterscotch chips or mint chips on the hot candy in the pan and spread to coat the top and sprinkle with nuts before it cools.

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