Children usually cannot be avoided candy and sugary desserts although my husband and I avoid as much sugary food as possible. Not so with children who crave candy and sugary desserts when we go to a place where lots of candy and sugary dessert are available. Finally I tried to find recipes for some fast food candy and suggary dessert as a healthy alternative for them. That is it a healthy homemade marshmallow recipe come to meet children for healthy alternative foods they need
Homemade Marshmallows are not too sweet like store-bought marshmallows and also have a better texture and taste. I’m trying to find healthy marshmallow recipes without processed sugar and finally a healthy trial of marshmallow recipe!
At first it was difficult but then it was fun for the children while watching gelatin turn into a smooth white goo … Come on, try to bring healthy marshmallows to your beloved children and family
Homemade Marshmallow Recipe
- 1 cup filtered water
- 3 Tbsp grass-fed gelatin
- ⅔ cup sorghum
- ⅓ cup honey
- 1½ tsp vanilla or mint
- ¼ tsp salt
- Prepare and 8 x 11 inch baking dish with parchment paper and sprinkle the bottom with a dusting of arrowroot powder or tapioca starch.
- In a mixing bowl for stand mixer (or hand mixer) add ½ cup warm water and sprinkle gelatin over. Let stand 5 minutes.
- In a small saucepan add sorghum, honey and remaining water. Bring to a slow boil and boil until the syrup reaches 240 degrees (NEED candy thermometer).
- Once it reaches 240 degrees, add vanilla and salt.
- Pour immediately into stand mixer with gelatin and water.
- Begin beating on high for 10-15 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
- Pour into 8x11 inch pan and smooth with a spatula.
- Let sit for 6-8 hours.
- Remove from pan, and use a mixture of arrowroot powder and/or powdered coconut sugar (or a small amount of powdered sugar) to prevent sticking.
- Cut marshmallows into desired size, coat all sides in powde