Brown Sugar Marshmallows

Egg Whites Transformed

Homemade Marshmallows have to be one of of the coolest things to make 🤓 Feel like a scientist. You probably already have the ingredients needed in your refrigerator and pantry to make marshmallows. 😍

These Brown Sugar Marshmallows are delicious in Hot Chocolate or S’mores, and can be cut into squares with a knife, or other fun shapes with cookie cutters. This recipe can be use for the filling in Oatmeal Creme Pies

A stand mixer mixer and a candy thermometer are necessary.

Timing is important. Keep you whipped egg whites at the soft peak stage by running your stand mixer on low speed while the sugar syrup is coming up to temperature 240 degrees.

Begin beating the egg whites when syrup reaches 200.

Marshmallows need to set for 6 hours before releasing from the pan and cutting.

Let’s make marshmallows

See video demo Brown Sugar Marshmallows

Oil a 9×9 baking pan, and silicone spatula and set aside.

Also set aside confectionery sugar for dusting finished marshamallow.

Combine and set aside:

1 1/2 Tablespoons Knox Gelatin powder
⅓ cup water 

This will be set aside till the sugar is poured from the sauce pan in the next step.

In saucepan combine:

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

2 Tablespoons Light Corn Syrup

1/2 cup water

Heat to and stir to dissolve sugar, so no crystals remain.

Bring sugars and water to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Insert candy thermometer, when mixture reaches 200degrees, begin beating egg whites.

In a stand Mixer with whisk attachment

2 egg whites, beat to soft peak stage and then keep mixer running on low.

When the syrup reaches 240, remove it from the heat, turn the mixer to high, and carefully stream the hot syrup into the egg whites, keeping the stream to the side of the bowl.see demonstration.

Now, remove the gelatin from the measuring cup (it should be firm) and place it in the pot the sugar was in.

Stir until the gelatin is fully melted, placing over low heat if needed. Add the gelatin liquid to the whipping marshmallow and continue mixing on high speed until the bowl is just barely warm

Pour the marshmallow mixture into the prepare greased pan, and spread with spatula. Dust with confectionery sugar and let set 6 hours.

After 6 hours, place a sheet of parchment onto work surface, and dust with confectionery sugar.

Run a knife along edges of the pan, and release marshmallow. Dust with more confectionery sugar, then cut into desired shapes, and dust again with more confectionery sugar.

Slightly altered recipe by Alexander Bakes

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