Nothing goes better with a delicious cup of hot cocoa than a fluffy, homemade marshmallow. Learn how to whip up your own at home.
How to Make Homemade Marshmallows
Soak 4 envelopes of gelatin in 1 cup of cold water. Set aside.
In a saucepan, combine 4 cups sugar with 1 cup of chilled water. Stir over medium heat until sugar crystals dissolve, and add gelatin from packets. Bring to a boil & stir.
Once it's boiling, remove from heat, pour into a bowl & let cool.
Add ½ tsp salt & 3 tsp vanilla extract. Mix with a mixer until doubled in thickness.
Pour into a greased glass baking pan & let set.
Cut into shapes using cookie cutters & dust with powdered sugar.