Marshmellow Recipe

Now what child recipe site would be complete without a good marshmellow recipe? As colourful as you want, sticky and wobbly, what more could a child want for in a food? :-). A lot easier to make if you have an electric beater however...


  • 300g (1 ½ Cups) sugar
  • 125 ml (½ Cup) water
  • 4 teaspoons gelatine
  • 125mls (½ Cup) hot water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • food colouring (optional)
Mix sugar and water together. In a separate bowl (or cup) add gelatine to hot water. Stir until all the gelatine is dissolved. While still hot, add to the sugar mixture and beat until thick and white (approximately 10 minutes). Add vanilla essence and a few drops of food colouring if desired. Put into slice tray and allow to set. Cut into squares and coat each piece with coconut.This makes a great party food that kids will love.

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