Homemade Marshmallows
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Adapted from Alton Brown's recipe.
Serves: 40
  • ¼ cup Unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup Cold water
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Clear vanilla
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 2 cups Confectioners Sugar
  1. In a medium sized saucepan soak the gelatin in the water. After the gelatin has softened (approximately 10 minutes) add the regular sugar and then gently dissolve over low heat for approximately 8 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Add vanilla.
  2. In a mixer, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Then fold in the sifted confectioners' sugar. While the mixer is on low, slowly poor in the cooled gelatin mixture. Increase the speed and beat until white and thick. The volume should double in size.
  3. Line an 8 by 8-inch baking dish with high sides with foil, grease slightly with butter (or PAM), and coat with confectioners' sugar. Alternatively, you can use a baking sheet, but the marshmallows will not be as tall. Pour marshmallow mixture in and top with more sifted confectioners' sugar. Leave out overnight or for at least 3 hours to set. The marshmallow should be light and spongy when set.
  4. Loosen marshmallow from edges of tray and invert onto a large cutting board. Peel off foil and use a large knife to cut the marshmallows into cubes. Dredge each piece in confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 Calories: 99 Carbohydrates: 26g Sugar: 25g
Recipe by In Patti's Place at http://inpattisplace.com/a-taste-of-heaven/