Chocolate Divinty

  • Yield: 3 1/2 dozen


1cup sugar
2/3cup water
1/2cup light corn syrup
1-- egg white stiffly beaten
3-- squares bakers unsweetened melted and cooled
1teaspoon vanilla
1cup cut nut meats coarsely broken
1dash salt


Cook half cup of sugar and third cup of water together until a small amount of syrup forms a medium hard ball in cold water. Cook remaining sugar, water and corn syrup together until small amount of syrup forms a hard ball in cold water. Remove first syrup from fire, cool slightly, and pour slowly over egg whites, beating constantly until mixture loses its gloss approx. 1 1/2 minutes. Then add second syrup slowly, beating as before. When nearly cool, fold in chocolate, vanilla, nuts and salt. Turn into greased 8 X 8  X 2 inch pan. Cool until firm. Cut into pieces 1 X 1 1/2 inches.