Homemade Marshmallows and Hot Cocoa

Recipes | December 20, 2018 | By

Homemade Marshmallows
Recipe from Pinterest (www.ashleemarie.com)
Ingredients
3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin powder
1/3 cup cold water
3 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup powdered sugar
Directions
In a small bowl, soak the gelatin in 1/3 cup of cold water. Set aside for 10 minutes to allow the gelatin to
swell.
In a large saucepan dissolve the sugar and 1-1/2 cup of water over low heat, stirring constantly.
Add the gelatin mixture to the dissolved sugar water and mix until the gelatin is fully dissolved.
Raise the temperature to a boil (but not a high, rapid boil).
Boil steadily for 15 minutes without stirring.
Add the mixture to a stand mixture and, using the whip attachment, start slowly and increase speed
whipping the mixture until it’s very thick and white.
Spray a 9×13 pan (or 9×9 for thicker marshmallows) with Baker’s Joy and pour the mixture in the pan.
**I also lined my pan with a piece of parchment paper.
Let set completely, about 2 hours.
Cut into squares and dust with a mixture of cornstarch and powdered sugar. *I found that I did not use
all of the cornstarch/powdered sugar the recipe called for, so you could reduce by half and make more if needed.

Slightly modified from the original recipe.

Homemade Hot Cocoa
Recipe by Your Next Great Dish
Ingredients
1 gallon whole milk
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup cocoa
1 cup sugar
Directions
Add milk and heavy whipping cream to a large stockpot. Stir and combine. Add cocoa powder and stir
with a whisk until all clumps are gone. Add sugar and continue to whisk until fully combined. Heat on
low to medium-low heat until there are no lumps or powder on top. Continue to whisk occasionally until The hot cocoa is heated to your desired temperature. Enjoy!

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