Maple Taffy on Snow or Crushed Ice

Recipe by LAURIE
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 2 pans
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pack clean fresh snow into 2 13x9 pans until dense and smooth on top.
  • Keep snow or crushed ice outside or in freezer until ready to use.
  • Add maple syrup & butter to saucepan.
  • Boil uncovered on medium high heat until the syrup reaches 250 - 260 degrees.
  • Do not stir.
  • Remove from heat immediately and pour small strips of hot syrup on snow until pot is empty.
  • A second person (wearing winter gloves) should roll each hot strip onto a popsicle stick or fork and leave on the snow to cool.
  • Eat when cool.
  • The syrup is extremely hot - it can cause severe burns.
  • Store uneaten sticks on cookie sheets lined with waxed paper in the deep freeze.
  • They will keep for several weeks.
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