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Divinity Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Inglish
Added: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
2 egg whites
1/2 c white corn syrup
1/2 c water
Dash of salt
1 t vanilla
1/2 c walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar, syrup, & water. When mixture reaches a semi-firm ball (240 degrees), pour 1/4 of it slowly over beaten egg whites. Cook rest of mixture until almost brittle (hard ball on thermometer, 265 degrees). Pour slowly over egg whites, beating constantly. Continue to beat until it creams, or until it loses its glossiness & becomes dull.
Add 1 t vanilla & 1/2 c walnuts & drop from a spoon or spread in greased shallow pan.
4 drops oil of peppermint may be used instead of vanilla and nuts.
Divinity is improved if kept in a covered kettle overnight.

 

 

 

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