Salt Water Taffy Recipe

Ingredients for Salt Water Taffy Recipe

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  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Argo or Kingsfords Cornstarch
  • ½ tablespoon corn oil
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon desired flavoring, preferably vanilla


  1. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and corn oil.
  2. Add the corn syrup and water and stir until the mixture boils rapidly.
  3. Boil to 252 degrees For until a little when tried in cold water forms a fairly hard ball.
  4. Flavor, pour onto a large platter lightly oiled with corn oil and when cool enough to handle, oiling the hands with a little corn oil, pull into a rope and cut in inch lengths.
Salt Water Taffy Recipe