• 1serving
  • 30minutes
  • 114calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B12, E
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups white sugar

  2. 1/2 cup light corn syrup

  3. 1/2 cup hot water

  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  5. 2 egg whites

  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a heavy, 2 quart saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, hot water, and salt. Cook and stir until the sugar dissolves and the mixture comes to a boil. Then cook to hard ball stage without stirring, 250 degrees F (120 degrees C.) Frequently wipe crystals forming on the sides of the pan, using a pastry brush dipped in water. Remove from heat.

  2. Just as the syrup is reaching temperature, begin whipping egg whites: In a large glass or stainless steel mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Pour hot syrup in a thin stream over beaten egg whites, beating constantly with the electric mixer at medium speed. Increase speed to high, and continue beating for about 5 minutes. Add vanilla; continue beating until the mixture becomes stiff and begins to lose its gloss. If it is too stiff, add a few drops hot water.

  3. Immediately drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. For a decorative flair, twirl the top with the spoon when dropping. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.


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