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                              Walnut Divinity
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          granulated sugar
      1/2  cup           white corn syrup
      1/2  cup           water
      1/8  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 1/3  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 `1 1/2 pounds of candy.
 
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