Make Homemade Marshmallows
Beginner | 19 min 22 sec
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This holiday season, forego the store-bought marshmallows and whip up a batch of these chunky, light, and flavorful treats. Not only are they the perfect topper for your mug of cocoa, but they also toast up perfectly over open flame. In this class, Karen will show you how to use a candy thermometer to ensure perfect texture and prepare the pan so you don’t wind up with a goopy mess. At the end, Karen will show you how to roll the marshmallows in powdered sugar, cocoa powder, and toasted coconut, which make for perfect gourmet gifts.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Cooking oil (for greasing the pan)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 3 (1/4-ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar (for dusting)
  • 1 cup toasted unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
Equipment and Tools:
  • 8 by 8-inch pan
  • Fine mesh sieve
  • Straight-sided saucepan
  • Clip-on candy thermometer
  • Pastry brush
  • Spatulas
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Electric mixer with whisk attachment
  • Parchment paper or waxed paper
  • Paper towels
  • Chopsticks (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Use a candy thermometer to make marshmallow creme
  • Press the marshmallow into the pan
  • Cut marshmallows into cubes
  • Roll marshmallows in sugar
What you’ll get:
  • An in-depth class on how to make marshmallows at home
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Karen Solomon
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Angelee Kumar
very good demonstration on marshmallow creation
November 20, 2022
henri fourroux
this is good. thanks. reminds me of Cooks' Country/America's Test Kitchen
October 25, 2022
Camille Drapeaux-Stewart
i havent tried it yet, but I will :D
October 11, 2022