Heck, since it is modified from the original, and I've made it, it's mine. Here 'tis.
- 3 C. sugar
- 3 T cocoa
- 3/4 C. milk
Cook it on medium heat until it reaches the soft ball stage (250°F on a candy thermometer).
Remove from heat.
- 1/4 to 1/2 stick butter
- 1 t Vanilla
- Pinch of salt
Beat it until it loses its gloss. Expect your arm to nearly fall off.
Pour it into a buttered dish or pan as soon as it starts to set
Let it cool.