Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    tablespoons (2 envelopes) unflavored gelatin

  • ½

    cup granulated sugar

  • 2

    teaspoons light corn syrup

  • 2

    egg whites

  • teaspoons vanilla extract

  • Powdered sugar, as needed

  • Special equipment: 4 bamboo sticks

Directions

Line a baking sheet or dish with parchment paper. Stir the gelatin into 1/3 cup water. Place the granulated sugar, 1/3 cup water and corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring, and cook until the sugar dissolves and the temperature reaches 240 degrees F. Carefully pour the sugar mixture into the gelatin mixture, stirring constantly. Let sit for 5 minutes. Using an electric mixer, whip the egg whites until soft peaks form. With the mixer on medium-low speed, pour the sugar-gelatin mixture into the egg whites in a slow, steady stream. Continue whipping until stiff peaks form. Pour the mixture into 8-by-8-inch baking sheet or dish and refrigerate until stiffened, about 3 hours. Turn the marshmallow out onto a surface sprinkled with powdered sugar; peel off the parchment. Cut into 4 cubes and insert a bamboo stick into each. Serve.


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