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Divinity (Jan Niederee's Never Fail) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Niederee
Added: Friday, August 8, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Place in saucepan over low heat.
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup water
Stir until sugar is dissolved then cook without stirring on medium high to 257 degrees (hard ball stage). Remove from heat and pour over 2 stiffly beaten egg whites (previously beaten) in a large glass bowl. Must be glass. Beat constantly when pouring or drizzling syrup into beaten white egg mixture. When ready to spoon out add 1 tsp. vanilla and 1 cup chopped nuts.

Directions:
Directions:

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 1/4 pound
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Depends on how patient you are between beatings (or how many cigarettes you smoke) between beatings.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Be sure to use a candy thermometer and have things at hand to beat and spoon out on wax paper.

 

 

 

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