Homemade Marshmallow - Instructions
Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup cold water in the bowl of an electric mixer with whisk
attachment. Let stand 30 minutes. Meanwhile, thickly coat the bottom of a 9x13 inch
glass baking pan with 1 cup of sifted powdered sugar. Attach a candy thermometer to a
heavy bottomed sauce pan. Place the candy thermometer at least 1/2 inch off the bottom
of the pan.
In the saucepan, combine granulated sugar, corn syrup, salt, and 1/2 cup water. Place
over low heat, and stir until sugar has dissolved. With a heat resistant brush dipped
in warm water, wash down sides of pan to dissolve any sugar crystals. Cook syrup
without stirring until it reaches 244 F (firm-ball stage). Immediately remove pan from
With mixer on low speed, slowly and carefully pour syrup into the softened gelatin.