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Buttery Molasses Taffy Recipe
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Molasses||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3573 Calories from Fat 806
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 92 g141.2%
Saturated Fat 57.8 g289.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%
Sodium 189.9 mg7.9%
Total Carbohydrates 717 g239.1%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 609.5 g
Protein 0.96 g1.9%
Vitamin A 56.2% Vitamin C
Calcium 73.3% Iron 88.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In pan combine sugar, water, molasses, butter or margarine, and corn syrup.
Cook over low heat, stirring till sugar is dissolved.
Bring to boiling; boil gently to hard-ball stage or till candy thermometer registers 266°.
Pour onto buttered platter or shallow baking pan.
Cool till easy to handle, 10 to 15 minutes.
Butter hands lightly and pull candy till light in color and difficult to pull.
On countertop rub and twist candy into ropes, 1/2 inch in diameter; cut into 1-inch pieces.
Wrap each piece individually in clear plastic wrap.