Maple Sponge Candy

Maple Sponge Candy


"This candy is like the kind that people refer to as seafoam candy. It's crunchy and has a sugary-maple flavor. Just TRY to have only one piece!"


servings 153 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 339 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter a 9x9 inch pan and set aside.
  2. In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, combine the syrup, sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  3. Remove from heat and quickly stir in the baking soda.
  4. Immediately pour candy into prepared pan, Do not spread. Cool and break into pieces.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 32 Ratings


The recipe I use is 1 c. sugar, 1 c. dark corn syrup, 1 tbl. vinagar and 1 Tbl of soda. I bring the first 3 ing. to 300 deg. then add soda. I line a 9 x 13 pan with parchment paper and spray it ...

Finally! After a long, hard search for a good "Seafoam" candy recipe (not to mention three batches that turned out more like divinity than what I was trying to make), I have found it! After br...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! my younger sisters and brothers have a lot of food allergies, as well as being finicky eaters. but they gobbled this up at light speed! one promise that i'll make this turns th...

This attempt, I took the advice to line the pan with sprayed foil. Took it off heat at 290-295...It turned out perfect. Doesn't stick to my teetch as much as the last batch did...I've eaten so...

If you like the taste of toasted marshmallows, this recipe is for you! Beware-you won't be able to stop eating these though! Fun for kids to make (with help) and fun to eat. I found that not ...

This was my first attempt at candymaking and a dismal failure. I think the sugar must have got burnt; the whole thing looked and tasted quite disgusting. I don't think it's the recipe's fault, t...

This recipe was great! So easy to make, it requires nothing but the time waiting for the temp to rise. Not great for my young kids, but my husband and I love it. This will definetly be in my gif...

I really like this, it was quick and easy to make. Clean-up was a snap. Altough mine is really hard and crunchy, next time I might not wait until it is 300 degrees stop it at 270. But it is defi...

this is one of THE BEST candy recipes i have ever tried. it is delicious and satisfies even the most addictive sweet tooth. just be sure to have a candy thermometer on hand.