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Pulled Molasses Candy


  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda


Put molasses, sugar, water and vinegar into saucepan and stir.

When boiling add cream of tartar and boil until very brittle when tested in cold water.

Add butter and soda and pour on buttered platter.

When cool enough to handle, butter hands and pull until light brown.

Cut with scissors into small pieces.


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The New Dr. Price Cookbook (1921).

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