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Sea Foam Candy

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

This old-fashioned candy recipe is light and airy, which is the reason it is called 'sea foam'

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
48 Pieces
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
light brown sugar
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
2
egg whites
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
broken pecan pieces (optional)
1/2 c
water

Step-By-Step

1Butter sides of a heavy 2 quart saucepan. In the pan combine sugars, corn syrup, salt, and water
Cook, stirring constantly till sugars dissolve and mixture comes to boiling.
2Cook to hard ball stage ( 260 F ) without stirring.
Remove from heat.
Immediately beat egg whites till stiff peaks form.
3Pour hot syrup in a thin stram over beaten egg whites, beating constantly at high speed on an electric mixer.

Add vanilla
4Continue beating till mixture forms soft peaks and begins to lose its gloss, about 10 minutes.

Stir in nuts.
5Let stand about 2 minutes; drop by rounded teaspoons onto waxed paper
6Dip into hot chocolate, if desired

About Sea Foam Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom