Perfect Divintity

Perfect Divintity

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Gail Welch


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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  • 5 c
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 large
    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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About Perfect Divintity

Course/Dish: Candies
Hashtags: #desserts #divinity

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