old molasses foam candy f/ aunt joann

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a recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

This is my mothers sister my AUNT JOANN...with her husband Chris, they raised 2 wonderful children. Kenneth (Butch) Jensen (ALASKA) and SHIRLEY (Florida)and my 1/2 sister Betty (Illinois).I always enjoyed visiting her .... What a wonderful cook and baker. Here is one of her recipes...we had fun making together...in the early 40,s. AWWWW HAPPY MEMORIES! I feel they are all looking down at me, and are remembering This Thanksgiving Day... I am very thankful they were in my life. Nancy...11/22/12

★★★★★ 1
serves family
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For old molasses foam candy f/ aunt joann

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    molasses
  • 2 Tbsp
    vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • butter...the size of an egg

How To Make old molasses foam candy f/ aunt joann

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    BOIL molasses, sugar, butter and vinegar, until it forms a ball (firm) in cold water, take off heat. add BAKING SODA...( STAND BACK...lol!) And beat with a mixer until light and foamy. Turn out onto a large buttered cookie sheet. Put in refrigerator until hard. Dump out onto waxed paper and break up with a hammer (covered with aluminum!) into smaller pieces. **NOTE: If you dip them into melted chocolate, MOLASSES FOAM becomes.....ANGEL FOOD!!! NOTE: Also called, SEA FOAM, FAIRY FOAM, & SPONGE CANDY !
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