Pulling taffy aerates it, or incorporatesmany tiny air bubbles throughout the candy. This makes it lighterand chewier.
Recipe: Honey Taffy
1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup honey1/8 teaspoon cream of tarter 2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon vinegar
Combine the sugar, syrup, and honey ina heavy saucepan. Heat until the sugar dissolves. Add the creamof tartar and cook, stirring constantly, to soft crack stage285°F (140°C) or until mixture separates into hard butnot brittle threads, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and stirin the vinegar and butter.
Pour mixture onto a buttered marble slabor similar surface. As soon as outside edges cool enough to touch,fold to center and make a long roll. Start stretching or pullingwhile hot. Pull until honey becomes light and porous and smallstrings develop.
Cut into short pieces and wrap individuallyin waxed paper or plastic wrap. Store in sealed container forat least 2 days to soften.
Makes about 1 pound candy.
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