Maple Sponge Candy
"This candy is like the kind that people refer to as seafoam candy. It's crunchy and has a sugary-maple flavor. Just TRY to have only one piece!"
Yields 0.5 pound.
1 cup maple flavored syrup
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
2 teaspoons baking soda
Butter a 9x9 inch pan and set aside.
2 In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, combine the syrup, sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
3 Remove from heat and quickly stir in the soda; mix well. I
4 Immediately pour candy into prepared pan, Do not spread. Cool and break into pieces.
Makes 8 servings