[Sca-cooks] Sponge sugar

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Wed Aug 1 14:18:41 PDT 2007

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

>I'm pretty sure I remember this is supposed to be made from a  
>caramelized, hard-crack sugar syrup, to which something like baking  
>soda (sodium bicarbonate, generally) and a small dash of vinegar have  
>been added, producing the foamy effect you describe. I think it's got  
>some butter in it, as well.
>Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any other source for this recipe,  
>or any reference on the Web, etc.

Ah.  That's what New Zealanders call "hokey pokey"-- if you Google that 
and restrict your results to sites in the .nz domain, you will probably 
find it.

Adele de Maisieres

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