Homemade Marsmallow Recipe

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A marshmallow is a sugar confectionery that in its modern form typically consists of sugar, water and gelatin whipped to a squishy consistency, molded into preferred sizes, coated with corn starch or icing sugar. 

Homemade Marsmallow Recipe


  • 1/2 cup Water  
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Unflavored gelatine 

For Sugar syrup: 

  • 1/4 cup Water 
  • 1 cup White sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp Salt 
  • 1/2 cup Corn syrup 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract 


  1. In a bowl of water, sprinkle the gelatine and set aside to bloom. 
  2. In a pan on medium heat, combine the sugar, salt, corn syrup, and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir to dissolve and raise the heat to high and cook without stirring till a candy thermometer reaches 240 °F. 
  4. With the mixer on low speed, slowly pour the hot sugar syrup into the gelatine mixture then increase the speed to high and whip till the mixture becomes thick. 
  5. Prepare the pan or any container you want to use to mold the marsmallow.
  6. Brush or spray the pan with some oil and place two sheets of baking paper and spread some powdered sugar.
  7. You can use the brush to spread the powdered sugar evenly. 
  8. Pour the meringue mixture to the pan and try to spread it evenly as you can.
  9. Dust the top with powdered sugar and let it sit out for atleast 5 hours uncovered to dry.
  10. Spread some vegetable shortening on the knife and slice the marsmallow into the desired size.
  11. Dust with more powdered sugar then the marsmallow is ready to serve. 


  1. Donna Jayne Tagle October 25, 2021
    • sweetartofcake October 25, 2021

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