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Homemade Taffy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Hunter
Added: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp cornstarch
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup water
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Grease square pan, (8X8X2) with butter. Mix sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir in corn syrup, water, butter and salt. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook without stirring , to 265F on cany thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into cup of very cold water forms a hard ball that holds it shape. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Pour into pan.

When taffy is just cool enough to handle, pull it with lightly buttered hands until satiny, light in color and stiff. Pull into long strips 1/2 wide. Cut strips into 1 1/2 inch pieces, using scissors. Wrap pieces individually in plastic wrap or waxed paper. (candy must be wrapped to hold its shape.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen pieces
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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