Chocolate Divinty

  • Yield 3 1/2 dozen


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



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