Salt Water Taffy
Salt Water Taffy
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Salt Water Taffy

30 MIN
10 MIN
about fifty candies



  1. Butter a 20-cm (8-inch) square pan.
  2. In a saucepan, bring the sugar, corn syrup, water, cornstarch, butter and salt to a boil. Cook until a candy thermometer reads 125 °C (257 °F). Remove from the heat.
  3. Add the extract food coloring. Pour into the pan and let cool. When mixture is warm but cool enough to handle, butter your hands and stretch it a few minutes until it whitens. Stretch the dough into a 1-cm (1/2-inch) in diameter ribbon. With scissors, cut into 1-cm (1/2-inch) long candies. Wrap each candy in a 10 x 7.5-cm (4 x 3-inch) square of wax paper. The candy will harden as it cools.


  1. Not the best recipe for salt water toffee. It didnt turnout like expected even though I followed the instructions avd ingredients.

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