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perfect divintity

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Recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

I finally found a divinity recipe that turns out right. Only make divinity on a clear sunny day. A heavy duty mixer works best with this recipe.

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Ingredients For perfect divintity

  • 5 c
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 lg
    egg whites or 3 small
  • 1-2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    chopped nuts (pecans)

How To Make perfect divintity

  • 1
    Combine sugar, syrup, water and salt; stir until sugar dissolves. Heat to boiling. Cover and boil for 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Uncover and cook to softball stage or to 238 degrees.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  • 4
    Slowly, pour syrup over egg whites, beating constantly using electric mixer. Beat until candy is cool and holds shape.
  • 5
    Add vanilla and nuts.
  • 6
    Drop quickly by teaspoons onto waxed paper.

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