Put sugar, water, and syrup into heavy pan. Stir-cook until starting to boil. Stop stirring. Cook to about 238 degrees, or to a firm-soft-ball stage. Wrap wet paper towel around a fork and use to keep sides of pan wiped free of sugar crystals as the syrup cooks.
When syrup is done, pour onto a dampened marble slab, porcelain table or cooky sheet. Let cool unt