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Chocolate Divinity

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=649780

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 c. water
  2. 1/2 c. light corn syrup
  3. 1 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
  4. 1 c. granulated sugar
  5. 2 (1 oz.) sq. unsweetened chocolate
  6. 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  7. 2 egg whites
  8. 1 tsp. vanilla
  9. 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate bits

Directions

  1. Lightly oil inside of heavy 2-quart saucepan.
  2. Combine water and corn syrup in pan.
  3. Cook over moderate heat until mixture boils.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add sugars, chocolate and nutmeg.
  6. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugars are completely dissolved and chocolate is melted.
  7. Wipe down sugar crystals above liquid line, using clean pastry brush dipped in cold water.
  8. Cook without stirring, until mixture boils.
  9. Wipe down sugar crystals.
  10. Clip on candy thermometer.
  11. Cook over moderate heat of 260° (hard ball stage).