I Love Marshmallows

I Love Marshmallows by Tiffani Thiessen • Photos by Rebecca Sanabria
Homemade Marshmallows

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen


  • 3 envelopes of plain gelatin such as Knox
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cups light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


In the bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Soak for 10 minutes. In a saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and 1/4 cup water and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Pour boiling syrup into gelatin and mix at high speed with a stand mixer. Add the salt and beat for additional 12 minutes then add vanilla. Scrape marshmallow mixture into a 9 x 9-inch pan lined with oiled plastic wrap and spread evenly. Lightly oil hands help to get mixture out easily. (Or when wanting a specific shape like my heart shape marshmallows here, use a silicone mold in the shape you desire) Then take another piece of plastic wrap and press mixture into the pan. Let marshmallows sit for a couple hours. When ready, remove from pan and dredge whole marshmallow square with confectioners’ sugar. Then cut marshmallows into 12 equal pieces with scissors. Dredge each piece of marshmallow again in confectioners’ sugar. Store in airtight container till your ready to use.

I Love Marshmallows by Tiffani Thiessen • Photos by Rebecca SanabriaI Love Marshmallows by Tiffani Thiessen • Photos by Rebecca Sanabria

Photos by Rebecca Sanabria.



oh yummy!! These would be so good!

Alicia@Eco Friendly Homemaking

A few years ago I saw an episode of the Barefoot Contessa and she had made homemade marshmallows. They looked so good so I got the recipe and made them. Wow what a difference from the store bought marshmallows. I make these during the holidays and everyone loves them. After seeing this I need to make some heart shaped ones!

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