Marshmallows

Authorazu
DifficultyIntermediateYields1 Serving
Total Time1 hrPrep Time10 minsCook Time50 mins

Ingredients

 1½ cups caster sugar
 ⅔ cup hot water
 ⅔ cup cold water
 2 tbsp gelatin
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 Food coloring – red, yellow, green and blue
 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Directions

1

Grease a 3cm-deep, 16.5cm x 26cm (base) slab pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at both long ends.

2

Combine sugar and ⅔ cup hot water in a saucepan over medium heat.

3

Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves and syrup is clear.

4

Using a fork, combine gelatin and ⅔ cup cold water in a jug. Pour into hot syrup.

5

Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until gelatin has dissolved and mixture is clear. Pour into bowl. Set aside to cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes).

6

Using an electric mixer, beat sugar and gelatin mixture on high for 6 to 10 minutes or until very thick. (the mixture should become white in color and nearly triples in volume)

7

Add vanilla and food coloring (to your desired color) to the mixture, beat for 1 minute.

8

Spread into prepared pan. Smooth top and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Set aside, at room temperature, for 1 hour or until set.

9

Using a wet knife, cut into squares pieces of marshmallow .

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Ingredients

 1½ cups caster sugar
 ⅔ cup hot water
 ⅔ cup cold water
 2 tbsp gelatin
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 Food coloring – red, yellow, green and blue
 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Directions

1

Grease a 3cm-deep, 16.5cm x 26cm (base) slab pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at both long ends.

2

Combine sugar and ⅔ cup hot water in a saucepan over medium heat.

3

Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves and syrup is clear.

4

Using a fork, combine gelatin and ⅔ cup cold water in a jug. Pour into hot syrup.

5

Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until gelatin has dissolved and mixture is clear. Pour into bowl. Set aside to cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes).

6

Using an electric mixer, beat sugar and gelatin mixture on high for 6 to 10 minutes or until very thick. (the mixture should become white in color and nearly triples in volume)

7

Add vanilla and food coloring (to your desired color) to the mixture, beat for 1 minute.

8

Spread into prepared pan. Smooth top and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Set aside, at room temperature, for 1 hour or until set.

9

Using a wet knife, cut into squares pieces of marshmallow .

Marshmallows

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