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Christmas recipe: How to make Marshmallows

Last updated on: December 17, 2017 10:53 IST
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This simple recipe is the perfect treat for your guests this festive season.

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  • 180 gm sugar
  • 120 gm water
  • 12 gm gelatin
  • 60 gm water
  • ½ tsp pineapple essence
  • Yellow color (a few drops)
  • Cornflour for dusting


  • Soak gelatin in 60 gm water in a glass bowl for an hour.
  • Mix sugar and 60 gm water. Bring to boil until you achieve a thick syrupy consistency. Remove from heat.
  • Pour this mixture slowly into the soaked gelatin and beat with an electric mixer. Start slowly and gradually increase to high speed.
  • After a couple of minutes, add the essence and color and beat the mixture till soft peaks are formed.
  • Pour this into a greased tray using a spatula. Let it set overnight at room temperature.
  • Once the mixture is set, remove it from the tray and place it on a cutting board dusted with cornflour. Coat it with flour on all sides. 
  • Cut into squares and dust with corn flour.
  • Store it in air tight containers. It stays fresh for 2-3 days in room temperature.

Tip: Use scissors or a pizza cutter to cut the marshmallows. Dust it with flour before using it.

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