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homemade marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Russian
Servings 10
Calories 192 kcal


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp agar-agar
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp dry vanilla
  • 3 egg whites room temperature


  • In a stand electric mixer, beat together 3 egg whites and 1/4 teaspoon of dry vanilla. Mix until the other ingredients are ready to be added.
    homemade marshmallows
  • On the stove, in a medium size pot add 1 cup of water and 2 teaspoons of agar-agar. Bring to a boil on medium heat.
    homemade marshmallows
  • Whisk into the pot 4 cups of powdered sugar, boil for exactly 6 minutes. Take off the heat and add to the egg whites, with the mixer still working. Mix together for 3 minutes.
  • You can shape the marshmallows into any shape you want. I used a pastry bag with a decorating tip.
  • Pipe marshmallow mix onto two large baking sheets.
    homemade marshmallows
  • Let marshmallows stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes. For faster results put in the refrigerator.
  • Enjoy!
    homemade marshmallows


Nutrition Facts
Homemade Marshmallows
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 17mg1%
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 1g2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword eggs, homemade, marshmallows, powdered sugar, snack, sweet, vanila
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