Thursday, July 23, 2015

Old-Fashioned Divinity Candy with Walnuts (1935)

  • 1 cup Karo
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbspn black walnut flavoring
Cook sugar and water until it forms a firm ball in cold water. Pour slowly over egg whites, and beat until like mashed potatoes.

Add walnuts and flavoring, and spread into a buttered pan. Cut into squares.

(Origin - My grandmother's collection of recipes from neighbors and friends. All recipes are handwritten, typed or newspaper clippings, from the 1930s to 1950s.  My grandmother was a farmer's wife in California's Central Valley. This recipe was by Chloe Gould of Coalinga, California.) 

More Recipes from My Grandmother's Collection

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Loaf Cake with Vanilla (1935)

1 comment:

  1. does anyone know if this is fluffy or creamy ? looking for creamy