Recipe By candie
Published Dec 24th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 50 pieces Calories 50.6

A beige, delicately flavored, smooth and creamy candy.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups packed light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pecan flavored extract
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine light brown and white sugars, water, corn syrup, and salt in a heavy 2 quart saucepan. Cook covered until mixture boils rapidly. Remove lid, place candy thermometer in pan, and cook without stirring to 260 degrees F (127 degrees C). Remove from heat.
  2. 2 Beat egg whites until stiff. Pour hot syrup in thin stream over egg whites, beating constantly with electric mixer on high speed. Add vanilla and pecan flavoring.
  3. 3 Continue beating until soft peaks form and candy starts to lose its gloss. Stir in pecans and drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. When candy has set, store in airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 50.6
  • Carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • Fat 0.4 g
  • Fiber 0.1 g
  • Protein 0.2 g
  • Sodium 17 mg
  • Sugar 10.9 g


  1. I just want to say thanks SO much! I've been searching for this long lost treasure in my mum's old 'recipe box' (consisting of hundreds of loose paper bits and pieces!) My mum used to make this treat for us as kids almost every Sunday afternoon. She passed away many years ago so I'd love - Read more ...
  2. This is the first "sea foam" candy recipe that I haven't burned BUT I don't really consider it a true sea foam. Its really more like divinity. I was a little disappointed because I wanted to make it for a gift for my sister in law but this is NOT the sea foam candy that - Read more ...
  3. a little hard to get it to 260 on my flat top stove because of heating element turning on and off but turned out great. Make sure you have a stand mixer very helpful.
  4. A welcome change from the finicky egg-white version. Too much or too little corn syrup will alter the result. Always make sure your measuring vessel is clean and dry; fat will sack ya. I pour the candy on to a silpat mat. No sticking. Can also top with room temperature chocolate chips if you don't - Read more ...
  5. Absolutely worth trying!
  6. This was sweet but it tasted more like divinity to me than seafoam.
  7. YUM! They are soooooo sugary and I can only eat one or two but they are soooo good.:) Yummy!
  8. Great texture and taste.
  9. Sea Foam candy is one of the best cany recipies I've ever tasted befor and the kids loved it.

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