Quick Marshmallow

Best marshmallow recipe I have used. Fail-safe and delicious! Great for birthday parties – kids love them.

Preparation time

  • Ingredients 5
  • Prep Time 00:30
  • Makes 1


  • 4 tsp gelatine powder
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  1. Add gelatine to hot water and stir to dissolve.
  2. Place sugar and cold water in a bowl and whip with electric beaters for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the gelatine mixture to the sugar and beat until thick.
  4. Pour into trays or moulds to set.
  5. When set, cut up and roll in icing sugar or cornflour.


This is fantastic poured into small square ice-cream cones and sprinkled with hundreds and thousands.

Source: bestrecipes.com.au