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Marshmallow

Serves: about 80 bite size petit fours     Recipe course: Dessert     Total time (min.): 20 plus resting
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Marshmallow is a soft, chewy confection that can be quite complicated to create by hand. With Cooking Chef it can be made with ease and will produce up to 80 bite size pieces.

Ingredients

Tools

Method

  1. Add the egg whites into the bowl. Attach the Power Whisk, set the speed to 5 and whisk for 4 minutes using the pulse function. Remove and reserve.
  2. Bloom the gelatine by soaking in a bowl of water. Put the sugar and water into the bowl. Set the temperature to 120ºC and the speed to stir 1. When up to temperature (after around 3 minutes 30 seconds) turn off the heat.
  3. Squeeze the water from the gelatine leaves, add to the bowl and whisk on stirring speed 1. Add the egg whites and mix on speed 2. When the temperature has reached 50ºC add the lemon juice and flavouring and turn the speed off.
  4. Pour the mixture into a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and spread out with a palette knife. Leave at least 3 hours in the fridge to set. Once set, cut into 2cm squares and roll the marshmallows in the icing sugar.

 

Variations

  

Strawberry

 
Purée 3 chopped strawberries in the Multi-Mill attachment and add 30ml (2
tbsp) to the mix.

 
Apple

 
Add 30ml (2 tbsp) of pure apple juice to the mix.

 
Mandarin

 
Juice 2 mandarins and add to the mix.

 
Passion Fruit

 
Juice 2 passion fruits and add to the mix.