Salt Water Taffy

Salt Water Taffy Recipe

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Gloria Gasperson'Giddings


This also came from the Country Store at the St.Louis Arch...


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Makes about 1 lb.
30 Min


  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla (any other flavoring can be used if desired ).
  • ·
    food coloring,optional

How to Make Salt Water Taffy


  1. Mix together sugar,corn syrup,water, cornstarch, butter, and salt in a 2qt saucepan.Heat over a medium heat, stirring continuosly until the mixture reaches the hard ball stage (260*). Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. At this time, a few drops of food coloring can be added. Pour into a lightly buttered platter. When taffy is cool enough to handle, pull the taffy until it is satiny, light in color and begins to hold its shape or stiffens.Cut into bite-size pieces and wrap in pieces of wax paper.

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About Salt Water Taffy

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #No #salt #Water #was #Added

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