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Divinity Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Polly Dupree Foster
Added: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup water
2 egg whites
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup nuts - chopped

Directions:
Directions:
In a one quart heavy saucepan combine sugar and corn syrup with 1/2 cup water. Cook over low heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cover and cook 1 minute or until sugar crystals on side of pan melt. Uncover and bring to a boil, without stirring, to 238. In a large glass or metal bowl beat egg whites and salt with electric mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. In a thin stream slowly pour 1/2 hot mixture over egg whites, beating constantly at high speed until stiff peaks form when beater is raised. Continue cooking the rest of the syrup to 256. In a thin stream pour hot syrup into meringue mixture beating constantly with a wooden spoon. Beat in vanilla and nuts and continue beating until mixture holds it's form about 5 minutes. Turn into a buttered 11x7 inch pan or drop by spoonful on a buttered pan. Cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Never make this when humidity is high.

 

 

 

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