Old Fashioned Sponge Candy (Seafoam)

Pat Duran


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

9x13-inch panfull
5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 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

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.
    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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About Old Fashioned Sponge Candy (Seafoam)

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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