Walnut divinity

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Granulated sugar
½ cup White corn syrup
½ cup Water
⅛ teaspoon Salt
2 Egg whites
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Chopped walnuts

Mix sugar,corn syrup,water and salt in saucepan.Heat slowly until sugar is dissolved:then boil gently,without stirring to 240 deg.F. on a candy thermometer (firm ball stage) . While syrup is boiling,beat egg whites until stiff. Beating constantly,slowly pour about ⅓ of the hot syrup sover egg whites. Put remaining syrup back to cook to 265 deg.F. (hard ball stage) Gradually beat this syrup into egg whites: Add vanilla and continue beating until mixture will hold its shape. ( If weather is damp and candy refuses to hold its shape,beat in one teaspoon of powdered sugar at this stage.) Add walnuts. Drop from teaspoon onto waxed paper; or pour into a buttered 9-inch square pan and cut into squares when cool. Makes about `1½ pounds of candy.

Posted to EAT-L Digest 14 November 96 Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 20:47:37 -0800 From: Louise <lnorton@...>

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