Bill's Divinity

Bill's Divinity

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Christine
Recipe by  Christine

“My brother used to make this every year.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water. Cook to hard-ball stage (260 degrees F, or 125 degrees C), stirring only until sugar dissolves.
  2. Meanwhile, beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Gradually pour syrup over egg whites, beating at high speed on electric mixer. Add vanilla and beat until candy holds its shape, about 4-5 minutes. Quickly drop from a teaspoon onto wax paper; cool.

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Reviews (38)

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shirley
35

shirley

MY husband and I made this recipe with the help of a heavy duty Kitchenaid mixer. It is smooth and creamy and has a very good flavor. We will definately make it again.

jennifer
26

jennifer

This is the same recipe that my mom used for over 30 years and now I have used it for almost 10 years. It has been fail-proof for me. I live in the south with more humidity and I have to beat it at least 10 - 15 minutes. The trick is to keep beeting it until it works right. You should also use a stand mixer.

mermaid
25

mermaid

I've been making divinity since I was nine years old. I'm now 65 and never had a failure with any recipe. This recipe is fine as written. Just don't ever make divinity on a rainy or humid day. It won't set up or at the least it will be difficult to get it to set up. As others have said apply ingredients in slow stream.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 611 cal
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs
  • 156.7 g
  • 51%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 199 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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