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Torrone – I got a request for this recipe today!

Torrone - I got a request for this recipe today!
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  • 2⅔ c. superfine sugar
  • ⅔ c. light corn syrup
  • ½ c. water
  • 2 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 t. orange extract, optional-depending if you add fruit
  • 1 t. almond extract
  • ½ c. diced candied fruit, optional (can be mixed or single fruit additions)
  • 1 c. almond slivers, extra for topping
  • PAM
  • Flour
  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer registers 260.
  3. Meanwhile, with an electric mixer, beat egg whites to form stiff peaks.
  4. When sugar reaches 260, slowly pour in a thin stream into egg whites, while mixer is running.
  5. Add extracts, beat on medium speed for 13 minutes then, fold in candied fruit if you like. If adding fruit, beat another 2 minutes.
  6. Fold in the almonds.
  7. Pour mixture into 9” square cake pan that is sprayed with PAM or buttered and then dust with flour.
  8. Top with remaining almonds and fruit if you like.
  9. Let sit overnight and then cut into serving pieces.
*****Serves 12-16, depending on size of cut pieces.


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