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three, 4 oz containers of coarse decorating sugar ( same color ) 2 1/2 Tbs unflavored gelatin 1 cup water, divided plus one Tbs. 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup light corn syrup 2 tsp vanilla Gel food coloring cooking spray Animal cookie cutters Saw this in the paper and thought it a good spring time recipe to share ! Spread one container of the coarse decorating sugar over a rimmed baking sheet. Set aside. In a stand mixer bowl stir together the gelatin and 1/2 cup water. Let stand 25 minutes. Meanwhile in a heavy 2 qt saucepan combine remaining 1/2 cup water, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Stir well and add food color for desired color. Cook over low heat till sugar is dissolved. Raise heat to medium high and bring to a boil, stirring often. Clip a candy thermometer to the side of the pan. Reduce heat to medium and boil moderately, stirring frequently until temperature reaches 244 F, about 15 minutes. Watch carefully to prevent overboiling. With the stand mixer ( use whisk attachment ) slowly add hot mixture to gelatin mixture on low to medium low speed. Increase speed and beat 15 minutes or until thick and nearly tripled in volume. Add vanilla and one Tbs water. Spray a wooden mixing spoon with cooking spray and spoon mixture onto prepared pan. Spray large spatula with cooking spray to smooth mixture in pan into a 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick layer. Sprinkle the second container of the colored sugar over the marshmallow and use your hands to spread it, coating marshmallow evenly. Let stand uncovered over night. Once the marshmallow has set use your cookie animal cutters to cut it. Once all have been cut, discard marshmallow scraps but save excess sugar in pan. Gather the excess sugar in a pile and gently roll the edges of the marshmallow animals init to coat. Decorate animals as desired with decorating gel or more decorating sugar. Yield 16 large animals ( bunnies, ducks, chicks ) Source: Country Home Magazine Note: must use a stand mixer for the recipe.

Homemade Marshmallow Animals


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(posted March 29, 2007)

three, 4 oz containers of
coarse decorating sugar ( same color )
2 1/2 Tbs unflavored
gelatin
1 cup water, divided plus one Tbs.
1 1/2 cups
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 cup
light
corn syrup
2 tsp
vanilla
Gel
food coloring
cooking spray
Animal
cookie cutters

Saw this in the paper and thought it a good spring time recipe to share !

Spread one container of the
coarse decorating
sugar over a rimmed baking sheet. Set aside. In a stand mixer bowl stir together the gelatin and 1/2 cup water. Let stand 25 minutes. Meanwhile in a heavy 2 qt saucepan combine remaining 1/2 cup water, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Stir well and add food color for desired color. Cook over low heat till sugar is dissolved. Raise heat to medium high and bring to a boil, stirring often. Clip a candy thermometer to the side of the pan. Reduce heat to medium and boil moderately, stirring frequently until temperature reaches 244 F, about 15 minutes.

Watch carefully to prevent overboiling. With the stand
mixer ( use whisk attachment ) slowly add hot mixture to gelatin mixture on low to medium low speed. Increase speed and beat 15 minutes or until thick and nearly tripled in volume. Add vanilla and one Tbs water.

Spray a wooden mixing spoon with cooking spray and spoon mixture onto prepared
pan. Spray large spatula with cooking spray to smooth mixture in pan into a 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick layer. Sprinkle the second container of the colored sugar over the marshmallow and use your hands to spread it, coating marshmallow evenly. Let stand uncovered over night.

Once the
marshmallow has set use your cookie animal cutters to cut it. Once all have been cut, discard marshmallow scraps but save excess sugar in pan. Gather the excess sugar in a pile and gently roll the edges of the marshmallow animals init to coat. Decorate animals as desired with decorating gel or more decorating
sugar.

Yield 16 large animals ( bunnies, ducks, chicks )
Source: Country Home Magazine
Note:
must use a stand mixer for the recipe.


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