Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 5 mins plus 1 hr setting

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cuts into 16

These bouncy vanilla marshmallow treats make a great homemade gift and they contain just five ingredients. Perfect for a sweet afternoon pick-me-up

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal161
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars35g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 10 sheets of gelatine
    Gelatine

    Gelatine

    jell-ah-teen

    A colourless, tasteless and odourless setting agent made from the boiled bones, skins and…

  • 500g white caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp liquid glucose
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • oil, for the tin
  • 50g icing sugar, for dusting
  • 50g cornflour, for dusting

Method

  1. Separate the leaves of gelatine and tip into a glass bowl. Pour over 150ml of boiling water from a kettle and stir until the gelatine has completely dissolved – if its not dissolving give it 10 sec blasts in the microwave and stir until it is. Scrape the mixture into the bowl of a table top mixer with a whisk attachment.

  2. Tip the caster sugar and liquid glucose into a saucepan with 200ml water boil vigorously until the mixture reaches 127c on a cooking thermometer. When the syrup is up to temperature turn the whisk down to a slowish beat and slowly pour the hot syrup over the gelatine mixture. Add the vanilla extract and continue to whisk on high for 8 mins until the mixture has thickened to a point that it is shiny white and holds its shape.

  3. Lightly grease a 20 x 20 cm tin. Use a grease spatula to scrape the mixture into the tin and use a piece of cling film to flatten it out. Leave for at least an hour to set. Loosen the edges with a knife and dust a work surface with the rest of the icing sugar mixture. Turn the marshmallow onto the icing sugar and use a knife dipped in boiling water to cut into squares – dust them with more of the icing sugar mix. Will keep in an airtight container for up to a week.

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FAW
28th Mar, 2017
5.05
These turned out amazing! Would definitely recommend. Glad the method is sorted out from what is printed in the magazine
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