Old-Fashioned Sponge Candy
1 cup sugar
1 cup dark corn syrup
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
1 Tbsp baking soda
Heat sugar, corn syrup, and vinegar to boiling in 2-qt sauce pan
over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.
Boil without stirring, until candy thermometer registers 300F.
Remove from heat; stir in baking soda quickly and thoroughly. Pour
mixture in ungreased baking pan,13x9x2 inches. Do not spread. Cool;
break candy into pieces. Serve as candy or crush and sprinkle over
ice cream, pudding, or fruit.
Makes 1 lb candy (5 cups crushed).