sea foam candy

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
By Eddie Jordan
from Bristow, OK

What a candy. It takes a little time but it's worth it. ENJOY

serves makes 30 to 36 pieces
prep time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sea foam candy

  • 1 3/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    broken walnuts

How To Make sea foam candy

  • 1
    Combine sugars, water, corn syrup, and salt in a 2 quart heavy saucepan.
  • 2
    Cook, stirring constantly, until sugars dissolve and mixture reaches a boil. If sugar crystals form on sides of pan, wipe them off
  • 3
    Continue cooking, without stirring, at a fairly low boil to hard boil stage ( 260 degrees on a candy thermometer.) Remove from heat.
  • 4
    At once beat egg whites until stiff. Pour the hot syrup in a thin stream over the egg whites, beating constantly with electric mixer on high speed.
  • 5
    Add vanilla continue beating until candy forms soft peaks and starts to lose its gloss, about 10 minutes
  • 6
    Stir in nuts. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper, swirling candy to make peaks.
  • 7
    Makes 30 to 36 pieces, or about 1 lb.