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Made-from-Scratch Marshmallows

  • Author: Heirloomed Collection


These quick and easy treats add such a special touch to your holiday hot cocoa.


  • 3 Tbsp gelatin
  • 1/3 C cold water
  • 3 C sugar
  • 1 1/2 C water
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 C cornstarch
  • 1/3 C powdered sugar


  1. Soak the gelatin in the 1/3 of a cup of cold water in a small bowl and set aside to swell for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large saucepan dissolve the sugar in the 1 1/2 C of water over low heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Add the swollen gelatin and dissolve. Raise the temperature and bring to a boil. Boil steadily, but not vigorously, for 15 minutes without stirring.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to cool until lukewarm.
  5. Pour into a stand mixer and add the vanilla and beat the mixture until very thick and white.
  6. Spray a 9×13 pan (or 9×9 inch pan for taller marshmallows) with bakers joy and let set.
  7. Cut into squares and dust with a mixture of cornstarch and icing sugar.