June 29, 2020

Homemade Star Marshmallows + S'mores Summer Treat

homemade marshmallows 4th of july treat

Butter (grease pan)
Confectioners’ sugar for coating pan + making shapes!
2 (1/4 ounce) unflavored powered gelatin envelopes
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup light corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Red + blue food coloring

homemade marshmallows 4th of july treat


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Coat cooking pan with butter and then add on a thin layer of confectioners’ sugar.

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In a heavy saucepan combine granulated sugar, corn syrup, salt and 1/3 cup of water. Play over heat and bring to boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Continue to boil without stirring for 1 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 10 seconds.

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Turn mixer to low speed and pour hot syrup into the softened gelatin while gradually increasing the mixer speed to high and beat for 5-7 minutes until marshmallows form a thick whisk. Then put mixer on low and add in vanilla extract. Then if desired, add food coloring (cleaning bowl between batches).

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Using a spatula scrape the marshmallow into your coated (butter + confectioners’ sugar) into the pan. Let sit at room temperature for 4 hours-overnight.

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Sprinkle confectioners’ sugar onto a large clean surface or cutting board, for your "marshmallow making shape space." Then, using a rubber spatula and sprinkles of confectioners’ sugar, pull the entire flay lay of marshmallow out of the pan and onto your "marshmallow making shape space."

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Spray your desired cookie cutter with nonstick cookie spray and or lightly coat with butter. Then dust star cookie cutter with confectioners’ sugar to prevent sticking. Lastly, you can make your shapes! and have fun!

homemade marshmallows 4th of july treat
Happy 4th of July mom friends! 
While staying close home, it really feels good to make things festive + fun over here.  : ) 

Warmly, Steph

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