Lion House Taffy

From Lion House Cookbook

2 Cups Sugar

1 ½ Cups Water

1 Cup White Corn Syrup

1 Tsp. Salt

2 Tsp. Glycerin

1 Tsp. Vanilla

2 Tbsp. Butter

Glycerin can be purchased at a drug store and is a very important ingredient for this recipe.

Mix sugar, water, corn syrup, salt and glycerin in a heavy saucepan.

Bring to a boil and cook to a temperature of 258°F.

Remove from heat and let stand for 2 or 3 minutes.

Then add Vanilla & Butter and stir vigorously until butter is melted.

Pour into buttered cookie sheet.

Cool until lukewarm taffy can be handled comfortably.

Take a small piece of taffy & stretch & fold repeatedly until taffy turns white.

Form long strips of taffy & cut into 1” pieces & wrap in wax paper.


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