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|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Corn syrup||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Nutmeats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Candied cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Calories 680 Calories from Fat 85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g15.5%
Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 102.7 mg4.3%
Total Carbohydrates 150 g49.9%
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%
Sugars 129.9 g
Protein 4 g8.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin C 1.6%
Calcium 1.2% Iron 4.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.In a boiler, boil together half of the sugar, half of the water and half of the corn syrup to the stiff ball stage (246Â°-250Â° F.).
2.Remove the syrup from the fire and pour it slowly over the well beaten whites and continue beating until it is cool.
3.While beating, cook the remaining half of the ingredients to the stiff ball stage.
4.Remove and add at once to the first mixture, beating while adding.
5.When cool, add the vanilla, nut-meats and candied cherries and pour into buttered pans.
6.Smooth over the surface and let it stand overnight before cutting.
7.In the morning cut and wrap in waxed paper.
8.Serve with praline and caramelized figs