Preparation info
  • Yield:

    3 to 4 Dozen

    , Depending on Size.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 3 cups sugar
  • cup water
  • ½ teaspoon


  • Combine the sugar, water, and salt in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Cook until a few drops crackle when added to cold water.
  • Have the corn syrup ready to heat in another saucepan.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff, and when the sugar syrup is ready, remove it from the heat and place the corn syrup on to boil.
  • Immediately start adding the suga