Homemade Marshmallows

Preparation info

  • Makes


    Large Marshmallows
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey: Desserts for the Serious Sweet Tooth

Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey

By Jill O'Connor

Published 2007

  • About

This recipe is adapted from the simple version in The Joy of Cooking. Cut these fluffy marshmallows into big squares perfect for dunking in the warm chocolate fondue.


  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups<


Pour ½ cup of the Cold Water into a Large Mixing Bowl or the Bowl of a Mixer. Sprinkle the gelatin evenly over the water and allow the gelatin to sit and absorb all the water, 45 to 60 minutes.

In a Large Saucepan, combine the remaining ½ cup cold water, the granulated sugar, the corn syrup, and the salt. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the s