Soft and decadent marshmallows are a heavenly treat for the taste buds, no matter what’s your style of cherishing them. And, those lovely shapes and flavors make one and all a fan of their unique texture and super tempting taste. What if you needn’t head to the store every time you crave for the fluffy goodness, instead could make them at home with a fresh touch of vanilla?
Speaking of the preparation time, this one is a super quick recipe that calls for just a handful of readily available ingredients from your kitchen. All you are going to need is some confectioner’s sugar, cornstarch, cold water, unflavored gelatin, light corn syrup, granulated sugar, salt, and a little vanilla extract.
What’s great is that you can get the making all done done the night before a great celebration with the friends and family and let the prepared mix sit overnight. All you need to do is to follow a clever technique to cut the prepared marshmallow slabs into mini treat cubes and add the final touches with a little mixture of confectioner’s sugar and cornstarch.
And yes, you can cut them to all kinds of interesting shapes you can think of, as well as adorn them with your favorite colors or add-on flavors.
In the below YouTube video recipe, America’s Test Kitchen takes you through a complete visual guide to preparing DIY marshmallows, letting you know a few quick tips and tricks about how you can experiment with a whole lot of options when it comes to customizing those treats with your very own touch.
America’s Test Kitchen DIY Marshmallows
(Video and pictures via America’s Test Kitchen)
Whether you plan to eat them alone or simply savor them with a luxurious dip of chocolate, these yummy chewy marshmallows are going to delight you every single time. Plus, they are as apt to make a wonderful Christmas gift for your loved ones as they are delicious to eat. After all, there aren’t loads of people who would present a pretty jar of homemade marshmallows for X’mas!